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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Adrienne

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6 December 2018

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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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French lesson "Expressing dates in French"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

6 December 2018

6/12/18

Hi Adrienne, 

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

l'onze but , le onze...

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