Contractions

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Introduction Introduzione
Contractions are shortened versions of words or word groups created by the omission of a sound or letters. These words often serve to maintain a more flowing pronunciation of the language. In English "don't" and "can't" are two examples.
Examples Esempi
Play collo
with the masculine singular before /z/ or /s/ + consonant
Play l'
the masculine singular before vowel definite
Play del
of the masculine singular
Play dai
from the masculine plural
Play al
to the masculine singular
Play allo
to the masculine singular before /z/ or /s/ + consonant
Play nel
in the masculine singular
Play nella
in the feminine singular
Play col
with the masculine singular
Play nell'
in the masculine singular before vowel
Play alla
to the feminine singular
Play agli
to the masculine plural before vowel, or /z/ or /s/ + consonant
Play nello
in the masculine singular before /z/ or /s/ + consonant
Play all'
to the masculine singular before vowel
Play dal
from the masculine singular
Play ai
to the masculine plural
Play nelle
in the feminine plural
Play dello
of the masculine singular before /z/ or /s/ + consonant
Play coi
with the masculine plural
Play coll'
with the masculine singular before vowel
Play della
of the feminine singular
Play alle
to the feminine plural
Play dalle
from the feminine plural
Play sul
on the masculine singular
Play dalla
from the feminine singular
Play dell'
of the masculine singular before vowel
Play dagli
from the masculine plural before vowel, or /z/ or /s/ + consonant
Play negli
in the masculine plural before vowel, or /z/ or /s/ + consonant
Play cogli
with the masculine plural before vowel, or /z/ or /s/ + consonant
Play sugli
on the masculine plural before vowel, or /z/ or /s/ + consonant
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