How to use the definite article in Slovak

How to use the definite article in Slovak

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

The Slovak definite article

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

Examples

mesiac
the month
dieťa
the child
priateľ
the friend
matka
the mother
stolička
the chair
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Step 4 : The definite article in Slovak

The definite article is what we call the word the in English. The definite article is used with nouns in English (the book, the chair, the door etc.). Using the nouns kniha, stolička and dvere (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn how to use each noun with the definite article. This is easy in Slovak, because in Slovak, there is no definite article. So the word kniha can mean book or the book, the word stolička can mean chair or the chair and the word dvere can mean door or the door. You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the definite article in Slovak including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the definite article with the Slovak nouns kniha, stolička and dvere, you're ready to move on to Step 5 (the plural in Slovak).

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