A word placed before nouns to limit or individualize their meaning.
By that; by how much; by so much; on that account; -- used before comparatives; as, the longer we continue in sin, the more difficult it is to reform.
the in Afrikaans is die
the in Dutch is aan de, het, aan het, de, naar de
the in French is le, l', laquelle, qui qui, lequel, la
the in Portuguese is os, as, o
the in Spanish is lo, las, la, el, el, los