c'est

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See also: cest, CEST, cèst, čest, and česť

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A contraction of ce (it, this) and est (is) the third-person singular indicative present form of être (to be).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /s‿ɛ/, (before a vowel) /s‿ɛt‿/

Contraction[edit]

c'est

  1. it is
  2. this is

Synonyms[edit]

  • c (abbreviation, text messages, Internet)

Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • cest (old manuscripts do not include an apostrophe)

Contraction[edit]

c'est

  1. it is