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Italian Indefinite Article
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The Italian indefinite article (l'articolo indeterminativo) corresponds to English a/an and is used with singular nouns. It also corresponds to the number one.

uno zio (uncle)una zia (aunt)
un cugino (cousin, m.)una cugina (cousin, f.)
un amico (friend, m.)un’amica (friend, f.)

Uno is used for masculine words beginning with z or s + consonant; un is used for all other masculine words. Una is used for feminine words beginning with a consonant; un’ is used for feminine words beginning with a vowel.

un treno e una bicicletta
un aeroplano e un’automobile
uno stadio e una stazione

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