tête

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See also: tete, tète, tetë, tété, and tę̋tę̌

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French and Old French teste Latin testa (pot, jug, brick). Replaced French chef (from Latin caput) which is still used in some expressions.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɛːt/
  • (Paris) IPA(key): [tɛt]
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  • (Belgium) IPA(key): [tɛːt]
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  • (Quebec) IPA(key): [taɛ̯t]
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Noun[edit]

tête f (plural têtes)

  1. head (part of the body)
    J'ai mal à la tête - I have a headache
  2. head (leader)

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French teste, from Latin testa (pot, jug, brick).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tête f (plural têtes)

  1. (anatomy) head