How to use the indefinite article in Occitan

How to use the indefinite article in Occitan

You want to learn how to use the indefinite article in Occitan? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Occitan lessons complete with useful examples. An apple, a house, a book... we explain it all to you in short, easy to follow lessons.

The Occitan indefinite article

The indefinite article is what we call the words 'a' and 'an' in English. The indefinite article is used with nouns. The English indefinite article 'a' is 'un' or 'una' in Occitan. The word 'un' is used with masculine nouns and the word 'una' is used with feminine nouns.

Examples

una setmana
a week
un peis
a fish
un aucèl
a bird
una pèira
a stone
una familha
a family
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The indefinite article is what we call the word a in English. The indefinite article is used with nouns. To learn to use the indefinite article in Occitan, pick just 3 important nouns. We suggest you learn the nouns libre, cadièra and pòrta (book, chair, door). Then learn how to use each noun with the indefinite article. The nouns together with the indefinite article are un libre, una cadièra and una pòrta (a book, a chair, a door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the indefinite article in Occitan including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the indefinite article with the Occitan nouns libre, cadièra and pòrta, you're ready to move on to Step 4 (the definite article in Occitan).

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