I was always taught that then definite/infinite articles when followed by a vowel a apostrophe is used. Why not with "onze" in the case?

AdrienneA2Kwiziq community member

I was always taught that then definite/infinite articles when followed by a vowel a apostrophe is used. Why not with "onze" in the case?

Asked 10 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Adrienne, 

It is just an exception to the rule, you will never hear a French person say,

l'onze but , le onze...

I was always taught that then definite/infinite articles when followed by a vowel a apostrophe is used. Why not with "onze" in the case?

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