Catalan contractions

In catalan when there is the article el or the article els before the preposition a, de, per, per a or before the particle ca (standing for casa, meaning house/home) you have to join them creating a contraction.

Catalan contractions
Particles Result Example
a + el al Va al cinema (He/She goes to the cinema)
a + els als Vaig als jardins del parc (I go to the gardens of the park)
de + el del El millor del conte (the best of the story)
de + els dels És un refrany dels meus pares (it’s a saying of my parents)
per + el pel Passa pel pont (cross the bridge)
per + els pels Passejar pels voltants (walk around)
ca + el cal Va a cal Pep (He/She goes to the house of Pepe)
ca + els cals Vaig a cals Pujol (I go to the house of Pujol)

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