de Wolf (1991: 93-94) does not offer an explicit gloss of the morpheme, but in his translations it appears consistently as the equivalent of a numeral with a definite article
in Spanish, as one can see in example (4):
The definite article
is frequently omitted in Hebrew poetry, especially in the oldest poetry such as the psalms.
Indeed, in Tuscan the definite article
is always used with kinship terms, as shown in 2.
This baseline phase concluded at 2000 ms ending with the definite article
'la or el'.
The reason for selecting these language groups is because each language is typologically very different: Spanish has definite and indefinite articles, and uses the definite article
for plural and mass nouns in subject and object positions; Turkish only has an indefinite article; Japanese has no articles.
So I conjured up all the diseases I was familiar with and tried to identify those we use the definite article
we and came up with "the mumps," and "the measles." I vacillated back and forth with "the chicken pox" before I couldn't definitively decide if it was a "the disease." Surely this couldn't be it.
(7) There are languages that have the definite article
and lack the indefinite article; for instance, Icelandic.
She claims that children's frequent use of the definite article
in referential indefinite contexts, that is, with nouns appearing in the discourse for the first time, (a context where adults would use the indefinite article) may be mirrored in adult L2 learners.
Here are my "Five Great Problems in Theoretical Physics," without the definite article
It includes the indefinite article a (n), the definite article
the, and the zero or null article, e.i., instances in which a noun requires no article.
The five-year-old daughter of Definite Article
won two of her three starts in bumpers and enjoyed her finest hour with victory at Aintree a few weeks ago.
While "all" and "some" were mentioned tens of times with different meanings in the Holy Koran, they were not mentioned a single time with the definite article
equal to "the" in the English language.