acest

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Romanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • cest (archaic, regional)

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *eccum iste, from Latin eccum + iste. Compare Italian questo, Old French cest, Catalan aquest, and Romansch quest.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈt͡ʃest/
  • (file)

Determiner[edit]

acest m or n (feminine singular această, masculine plural acești, feminine and neuter plural aceste)

  1. (demonstrative) this

Usage notes[edit]

Acest is used only in the pre-position, and when the noun being modified does not take an article.

acest studentthis student
acești bărbațithese men

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