cet

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French cest, from Old French cist, from Latin ecce + iste.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

cet

  1. this
    • 1837 Louis Viardot, L’Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manchefr.Wikisource, translation of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Chapter I:
      Or, il faut savoir que cet hidalgo, dans les moments où il restait oisif, c’est-à-dire à peu près toute l’année, s’adonnait à lire des livres de chevalerie....
      Yet, it must be known that this hidalgo, in the moments where he remained idle, that is to say just about the whole year, devoted himself to reading books of chivalry....

Usage notes[edit]

  • used before a masculine noun starting with a vowel or a mute h

Synonyms[edit]

  • ce (used before a masculine noun not starting with a vowel)

Anagrams[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

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Wikipedia hu

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin cētus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cet (plural cetek)

  1. whale

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin licet.

Adjective[edit]

cet

  1. permissible

Noun[edit]

cet n

  1. permission