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Like Italian (l'industria), French elides the feminine definite article final A (the A is not pronounced and replaced by an apostrophe). *La industrie → L'industrie *La âme → L'âme *La amie → L'amie *La eau → L'eau If the word starts with an H, the elision is done when the it is muet (muted, silent). Examples of H muet: L'horreur L'huile L'humeur L'...


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