cet

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See also: CET, cét, cét-, čet, and -cet

French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French cest, from Old French cist~cest, from Vulgar Latin *ecce iste, from Latin ecce + iste.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

cet

  1. this
    Synonym: (used before a masculine noun not starting with a vowel) ce
    • 1837 Louis Viardot, L’Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manchefr.Wikisource, translation of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Chapter I:
      Or, il faut savoir que cet hidalgo, dans les moments où il restait oisif, c’est-à-dire à peu près toute l’année, s’adonnait à lire des livres de chevalerie....
      Yet, it must be known that this hidalgo, in the moments where he remained idle, that is to say just about the whole year, devoted himself to reading books of chivalry....

Usage notes[edit]

  • used before a masculine noun starting with a vowel or a mute h

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Anagrams[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

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 cet on Hungarian Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cētus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cet (plural cetek)

  1. (formal) whale
    Synonym: bálna

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative cet cetek
accusative cetet ceteket
dative cetnek ceteknek
instrumental cettel cetekkel
causal-final cetért cetekért
translative cetté cetekké
terminative cetig cetekig
essive-formal cetként cetekként
essive-modal
inessive cetben cetekben
superessive ceten ceteken
adessive cetnél ceteknél
illative cetbe cetekbe
sublative cetre cetekre
allative cethez cetekhez
elative cetből cetekből
delative cetről cetekről
ablative cettől cetektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
ceté ceteké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
cetéi cetekéi
Possessive forms of cet
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. cetem cetjeim
2nd person sing. ceted cetjeid
3rd person sing. cetje cetjei
1st person plural cetünk cetjeink
2nd person plural cetetek cetjeitek
3rd person plural cetjük cetjeik

Further reading[edit]

  • cet in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • cet in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2022)

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin licet.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

cet

  1. I agree, permission granted, etc.

Noun[edit]

cet (indeclinable in the early language, with the copula)

  1. something allowable, permissible
  2. something required
  3. permission
  4. good will

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: cead
  • Scottish Gaelic: cead

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cet chet cet
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *čet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡sɛt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛt
  • Syllabification: cet

Noun[edit]

cet m inan

  1. (obsolete) even number[1][2]

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • cet in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • cet in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish جد‎, from Arabic جَدّ(jadd).

Noun[edit]

cet (definite accusative ceddi, plural cetler)

  1. grandfather
  2. ancestor

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative cet
Definite accusative ceddi
Singular Plural
Nominative cet cetler
Definite accusative ceddi cetleri
Dative cedde cetlere
Locative cette cetlerde
Ablative cetten cetlerden
Genitive ceddin cetlerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular ceddim cetlerim
2nd singular ceddin cetlerin
3rd singular ceddi cetleri
1st plural ceddimiz cetlerimiz
2nd plural ceddiniz cetleriniz
3rd plural cetleri cetleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular ceddimi cetlerimi
2nd singular ceddini cetlerini
3rd singular ceddini cetlerini
1st plural ceddimizi cetlerimizi
2nd plural ceddinizi cetlerinizi
3rd plural cetlerini cetlerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular ceddime cetlerime
2nd singular ceddine cetlerine
3rd singular ceddine cetlerine
1st plural ceddimize cetlerimize
2nd plural ceddinize cetlerinize
3rd plural cetlerine cetlerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular ceddimde cetlerimde
2nd singular ceddinde cetlerinde
3rd singular ceddinde cetlerinde
1st plural ceddimizde cetlerimizde
2nd plural ceddinizde cetlerinizde
3rd plural cetlerinde cetlerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular ceddimden cetlerimden
2nd singular ceddinden cetlerinden
3rd singular ceddinden cetlerinden
1st plural ceddimizden cetlerimizden
2nd plural ceddinizden cetlerinizden
3rd plural cetlerinden cetlerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular ceddimin cetlerimin
2nd singular ceddinin cetlerinin
3rd singular ceddinin cetlerinin
1st plural ceddimizin cetlerimizin
2nd plural ceddinizin cetlerinizin
3rd plural cetlerinin cetlerinin

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