Prepositional Contractions (de)

Contrações Preposicionais (de)

Introduction

Introdução

Prepositional contractions are when certain prepositions combine with other words usually for the purposes of maintaining a flowing sound to the language.

In this lesson you will learn the contractions the word de (from, of) forms with the definite articles o, a, os and as (the); the indefinite articles um, uma, uns, umas (a); and the demonstratives este, esta (this), estes, estas (these), esse, essa (that), esses, and essas (those).

Vocabulary

Vocabulário

Play duma
of a feminine
Play duns
of some masculine
Play dumas
of some feminine
Play deste
of this masculine

Phrases

Frases

Play Não gostei destas maçãs.
I didn't like these apples.

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