12 Noun Companions
The article is proclitic: It connects with the following word to form a unit.1
The normal form of the article is: He with Patach and following Dagesch forte: הַ.
With words that begin with the prefix יְ or מְ, most of the time the Dagesch forte is missing in the first consonant (→ § 5.2).
If the word begins with a guttural or Resch, compensatory lengthening (to הָ or הֶ) or virtual doubling (to הַ) occurs instead of doubling the first consonant (→ § 9).
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