How to use the definite article in Bulgarian

You want to learn how to use the definite article in Bulgarian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Bulgarian lessons complete with useful examples. The apple, the house, the book... we'll teach you about the Bulgarian definite article in a simple, clear and enjoyable way.

The Bulgarian definite article

The definite article is what we call the word 'the' in English. The definite article is used with nouns. A unique feature of Bulgarian is that, unlike English, the definite article comes after the noun as a suffix. The English definite article 'the' has different forms in Bulgarian depending on whether the word to which it belongs is masculine, feminine or neuter. The definite article for masculine words is '-ят|-ът'. For feminine words, it is '-та' and for neuter words it is '-то'.

Examples

котката
the cat
момичето
the girl
приятелят
the friend
жената
the woman
къщата
the house
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Step 4 : The definite article in Bulgarian

The definite article is what we call the word the in English. The definite article is used with nouns. Using the nouns книга, стол and врата (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn how to use the definite article with each of the nouns. The nouns together with the definite article are книгата, столът and вратата (the book, the chair, the door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the definite article in Bulgarian including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the definite article with the Bulgarian nouns книга, стол and врата, you're ready to move on to Step 5 (the plural in Bulgarian).

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