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What is the Difference between "De" and "Du" in French?

I heard "Du" is something like De+le , but im not sure if this is true. Can someone explain this to me?
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For learning: French
Base language: English
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    Yes, "de le" doesn't exist, it is "du". But to put it simply, "du" is "some" when the thing is masculine. ("de la" would be the when the thing is feminine). It's a bit more complicated than that, but for this level, it's what you need to keep in mind.

    Here is an example :
    - Veux-tu du lait ? (do you want some milk?)

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