Grammar Lesson 5:Definite article ''het''
The definite article "het" is used in the following cases:
Before all diminutives
het huisje (the small house)
het winkeltje (the small shop)
het straatje (the small street)
(The suffix to form diminutives is -je)
Names of metals
het koper (the copper)
het ijzer (the iron)
het goud (the gold)
Names of languages
het Frans (French)
het Engels (English)
het Duits (German)
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