Definite Article

Artículo definido:

A “artículo definido” indicates the specific person, place, thing or idea in question. It precedes
the noun it modifi es and agrees with it in number and gender.

The 4 forms of the definite article are:

Masculine Feminine
Singular el chico (the boy) la chica (the girl)
Plural los chicos (the boys) las chicas (the girls)