How to use the definite article in Guarani

How to use the definite article in Guarani

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

The Guarani definite article

The definite article is what we call the word 'the' in English. The English definite article 'the' does not exist in Guarani. Unlike English, a noun on its own can be considered definite without the need for a specific word to show this.


the tree
the flower
the bird
óga tuicha
the building
the sister
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About Guarani

In Paraguay, where Guaraní is an official language, it is spoken by 88% of the population. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Guarani would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Guarani

Learn to get by in Guarani with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Guarani greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Basic words and phrases in Guarani
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Step 4 : The definite article in Guarani

The definite article is what we call the word the in English. The definite article is used with nouns. Using the nouns kuatiahaipyre, apyka and okẽ (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 aranduka, guapyha and okẽ (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 Guarani including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the definite article with the Guarani nouns kuatiahaipyre, apyka and okẽ, you're ready to move on to Step 5 (the plural in Guarani).

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