partitive article
Definition - An article that indicates an indefinite quantity of a mass noun.

Notes:
1. English doesn't have a partitive article.

Example -
French: Voudrez-vous du café ? (Would you like some coffee?)

Etymology -
The word partitive derives from the Latin partitus, the past participle of partire, to divide. The word article derives from the Latin articulus, the diminutive of artus, a joint.



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