Il va au Havre.= He's going to Le Havre. The place name start with 'h" so as per the rule infront of vowel or h we will use l'
But here it is à + le = au
There's actually two kinds of "h" in French: the silent h (hash muet) and the aspirated h (hash aspiré). The former acts like a vowel and the latter like a consonant. The h in Havre is of the latter kind and hence doesn't contract with le.
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But how do I differentiate between the silent h (hash mute)and the aspirated h (hash aspiré).
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You just have to learn it when studying vocab. There's no general rule.
Okay I got it.
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