Basque Articles

If you're trying to learn Basque Articles you will find some useful resources including a course about Definite and Indefinite Articles... to help you with your Basque grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Basque. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Basque Articles

Learning the Basque Articles is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Basque language. But first we need to know what the role of Articles is in the structure of the grammar in Basque.

Basque articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". Here are some examples:

English ArticlesBasque Articles
articlesartikuluak
the"a" behind the word
aa
onebat
somebatzuk
fewbatzuk
the bookliburua
the booksliburuak
a bookliburu bat
one bookliburu bat
some booksliburu batzuk
few booksliburu batzuk

Notice the structure of the Articles in Basque.

List of Articles in Basque

Below is a list of vocabulary where you can use the Definite and Indefinite Articles in Basque. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Basque vocabulary.

English VocabularyBasque Vocabulary
FoodElikadura
almondsarbendola
breadogia
breakfastgosaria
buttergurina
candygozokia
cheesegazta
chickenoilaskoa
cuminkuminoa
dessertpostrea
dinnerafaria
fisharrainak
fruitFruta
ice creamizozkiak
lambbildotsa
lemonlimoi
lunchbazkaria
mealbazkaria
meatharagia
ovenLabea
pepperpiperra
plantslandareak
porktxerri
saladentsalada
saltgatza
sandwichsandwich
sausageTxistorra
soupzopa
sugarazukre
supperafaria
turkeyindioilarra
applesagar
bananabanana
orangeslaranjak
peachesmelokotoiak
peanutkakahuete
pearsudareak
pineappleanana
grapesmahatsak
strawberriesmarrubiak
vegetablesbarazkiak
carrotAzenario
cornartoa
cucumberluzokerra
garlicbaratxuri
lettuceLetxuga
olivesolibak
onionstipulak
pepperspiperrak
potatoespatatak
pumpkinkalabaza
beansbabarrunak
tomatoestomateak

Definite and Indefinite Articles have a very important role in Basque. Once you're done with the Euskara Articles, you might want to check the rest of our Basque lessons here: Learn Basque. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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