n'est-ce pas

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Borrowing from French

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /nɛsˈpa/, /nɛsˈpɑː/

Phrase[edit]

n'est-ce pas

  1. Used to form tag questions.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "is it not?"

Pronunciation[edit]

Phrase[edit]

n'est-ce pas

  1. used as an expression of affirmation after a statement, often translated into English as a tag question