ét

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Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Numeral[edit]

ét

  1. neuter singular of en

Pronoun[edit]

ét

  1. neuter singular of en

Usage notes[edit]

Accent is optional, and reflects intonation. Compare, for example, hun har kun et bord "she only has a table" with hun har kun ét bord "she has only one table".


Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈeːt]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːt

Noun[edit]

ét (plural étek)

  1. (obsolete) food
    Synonym: étel
  2. (obsolete) eating
    Synonym: evés

Usage notes[edit]

Today it is used only in compounds and idioms.

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ét in Czuczor, Gergely and János Fogarasi: A magyar nyelv szótára (’A Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Emich Gusztáv Magyar Akadémiai Nyomdász, 1862–1874.

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *yantus, from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₂-. Cognates include Ancient Greek ζῆλος (zêlos) and Sanskrit यत्न (yatna, zeal)), यस्यति (yasyati, strive for).

Noun[edit]

ét m (genitive éuit)

  1. jealousy; envy, emulation
  2. enthusiasm, zeal
Inflection[edit]
Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ét
Vocative éuit
Accusative étN
Genitive éuitL
Dative éutL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Irish: éad
  • Manx: ead
  • Scottish Gaelic: eud

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ét f

  1. verbal noun of ad·cota
Inflection[edit]
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative étL
Vocative étL
Accusative éitN
Genitive éiteH
Dative éitL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ét unchanged n-ét
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare ít, which is likely its variant.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ét

  1. (only in compounds) very few, very little