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Why does English have an indefinite article? [closed]

I've seen many non-native speakers of English not making use of indefinite articles, presumably since their first language did not contain them. Thinking about this, and about the fact that even in ...
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What is the etymology of “the”?

I was just having this conversation with a friend. Where does the word "the" come from?