aquest

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *eccum iste, from Latin eccum + iste. Compare Occitan aquest and Spanish aqueste.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (formal) IPA(key): (Central) /əˈkɛst/, (Balearic) /əˈkəst/, (Valencian) /aˈkest/
  • (usual) IPA(key): (Central) /əˈkɛt/, (Balearic) /əˈkət/, (Valencian) /aˈket/

Determiner[edit]

aquest (feminine aquesta, masculine plural aquests or aquestos, feminine plural aquestes)

  1. this

Pronoun[edit]

aquest (feminine aquesta, masculine plural aquests or aquestos, feminine plural aquestes)

  1. this (one), (in the plural) these (ones)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • “aquest” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *acquestum, *acquaesitum (cf. Medieval Latin acquīsītum) from *acquaerō (from Latin acquirō).

Noun[edit]

aquest m (oblique plural aquez or aquetz, nominative singular aquez or aquetz, nominative plural aquest)

  1. gain

Descendants[edit]

  • English: acquest
  • French: acquêt

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *eccum iste, from Latin eccum + iste. Compare Catalan aquest and Spanish aqueste.

Pronoun[edit]

aquest

  1. this (this thing; the one in question)

Descendants[edit]