A member of the class of determiners that restricts or particularizes a noun. In English, the is the definite article.
(grammar) An article that introduces a noun and specifies it as the particular noun that is being considered; in English, the only definite article is the.
Attributive form of definite article, noun.
The definite-article status of O is what's under discussion here.
The principal towns are Scutari (Albanian Shkoder, with the definite article Shkodr-a), the capital of the vilayet of that name, pop. 32,000; Prizren, 30,000; Iannina (often incorrectly written Ioannina), capital of the southern vilayet, 22,000; Jakova, 12,000; Dibra, 15,000; Prishtina, 11,000; Ipek (Sla y.
The definite article is usually prefixed to the name in Hebrew.
the entire absence of a prefixed definite article.
i.: if " the feast " is read, a choice remains between Passover and Tabernacles (the definite article would not be very definite after all); if the more probable " a feast," the greater feasts are presumably excluded, but a choice remains between, at any rate, Pentecost (May), Trumpets (September), Dedication (December) and Purim (February).
Accidence.-Welsh has a definite article yr, " the," which becomes r after a vowel, and y before a consonant unless already reduced to r.