't

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English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

't

  1. (archaic or eye dialect) Contraction of it.
  2. (eye dialect) Contraction of that.
    • 2006 Feb. 3, Graham Linehan, The IT Crowd, Season 1, Episode 2:
      What was all that about?
      Well, like all women, she's shoe-mad.
      't’s a bit sexist, isn't it?
      Do you know one woman who isn't obsessed with shoes?
      No, but I only know one woman. And she just left the room shouting "THE SHOES!"

Derived terms[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Verb[edit]

't

  1. (uncommon) Contraction of het.

Pronoun[edit]

't

  1. (uncommon) Contraction of dit.

Catalan[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

't

  1. Contraction of te.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • 't is the reduced (reduïda) form of the pronoun. It is used after verbs ending with vowel.
    Fixa't.Take note.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ət/, /t/
  • (file)

Article[edit]

't

  1. Contraction of het (the).
    Dan houdt 't verhaal opThen the story ends.
    Waar in 't veld staat hij?Where on the pitch is he?
    Wat ga je in 't weekend doen?What are you up to this weekend?
    Also used in names: Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (Nobel laureate in chemistry)

Pronoun[edit]

't

  1. Contraction of het (it).
    't Is al laatIt's late already.
    Kan je 't goed zien?Can you see it well?

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Common in spoken Dutch. Other than in names, "het" is usually written in full in written Dutch.

't is never capitalised, even before a proper noun or at the start of sentences. Instead, the following word is capitalised, as in 't Kan beter. (It could be better.)


Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of hèt.

Article[edit]

't n

  1. the, it

Pronoun[edit]

't f

  1. she

Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

't

  1. Alternative form of et

Usage notes[edit]

  • Chiefly used before and after vowels, but never obligatory.

Declension[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

't

  1. Contraction of at, after a word ending in a vowel, primarily used as a clitic in informal writing or recorded speech.

Derived terms[edit]


Zealandic[edit]

Determiner[edit]

't

  1. neuter singular of de