Because the English articles (a, an, the) are often very
The indefinite articles a and a are used in several different
A whale is a mammal.
An artichoke is a vegetable.
A clarinet is a woodwind instrument.
An awl is a tool used to punch holes.
A yard is a measure of length.
An orange is a citrus fruit.
In all of the sentences above, one of a large group of things