temps

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

temps

  1. plural form of temp

Verb[edit]

temps

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of temp

Catalan[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

temps m (plural temps)

  1. time
  2. weather

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French temps and its variants, from Latin tempus, from Proto-Indo-European *tempos (stretch), from the root *temp- (to stetch, string).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

temps m (plural temps)

  1. (uncountable) time (in general)
    je n'ai pas le temps de faire ça - I haven't got the time to do that
    il faut encore du temps - I need more time
  2. (uncountable) weather
    le temps n'est pas bon ici - the weather is no good here
    quel temps fait-il ? - how's the weather?
  3. (countable) tense (grammar)
    un temps composé - a compound tense
    un temps simple - a simple tense
    changez le temps du verbe - change the tense of the verb

Usage notes[edit]

To talk about the current weather, it is standard in French to use the third-person singular pronoun il.

  • il fait beau - it's nice weather
  • il fait mauvais - it's bad weather
  • il faisait froid - it was cold
  • j'espère qu'il ne pleuvra pas demain - I hope it won't be raining tomorrow
  • il neige - it's snowing
  • il vente / ça souffle - the wind is blowing

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Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French temps, from Latin tempus.

Noun[edit]

temps m (plural temps)

  1. weather
  2. time

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French temps, from Latin tempus.

Noun[edit]

temps m (plural temps)

  1. weather
  2. time
  3. (grammar) tense

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin tempus

Noun[edit]

temps m (oblique plural temps, nominative singular temps, nominative plural temps)

  1. weather

Old Provençal[edit]

Noun[edit]

temps m (oblique plural temps, nominative singular temps, nominative plural temps)

  1. Alternative form of tems

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) temp
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) taimp
  • (Sutsilvan) tains

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tempus.

Noun[edit]

temps m

  1. (Sursilvan) time

Related terms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter, Vallader) ura
  • (Surmiran) oura