che

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Borrowed from Russian че (če).

Noun[edit]

che (plural ches)

  1. The letter Ч, ч.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

A modification of ich, iche from Middle English ich (I, pronoun). Doublet of utchy.

Pronoun[edit]

che

  1. (personal, obsolete) I.
    • c. 1603–1606, Shakespeare, William, King Lear, act 4, scene 6:
      Nay, come not near th' old man; keep out, che vor / ye, or ise try whether your costard or my ballow be / the harder: ch'ill be plain with you.

Anagrams[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Preposition[edit]

che

  1. H-system spelling of ĉe

Galician[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

che

  1. dative of ti

Guaraní[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

che

  1. I, me

See also[edit]

Determiner[edit]

che

  1. my
    che angirũ — "my friend"

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto ĉe, from French chez.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

che

  1. at, in, to (someone in his or her house, home or place), with (a people, in respect of their customs)
    Partio che me!Party at my place!
    Me lojas che mea patro.I live with my dad.
    Irez che la mediko!Go to the doctor!

Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quod.

Conjunction[edit]

che

  1. that
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 68:
      Nu’ iè truvato spada, che me talgia,
      I have not found a sword that would cut me,

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈke/
  • Hyphenation: che
  • Rhymes: -e

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin quid,[1] from Proto-Indo-European *kʷid, compare *kʷis.

Pronoun[edit]

che

  1. (interrogative) what
  2. (relative) who; whom; which; nominative and accusative case
Synonyms[edit]
See also[edit]
  • cui (relative; dative and prepositional case)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin quod, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kʷod-.

Conjunction[edit]

che

  1. that
  2. than
  3. when

Determiner[edit]

che

  1. some (informal) A remarkable (some party - che festa - che bambola!)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patota, Giuseppe (2002) Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, →ISBN, page 139

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

che

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ちぇ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of チェ

Ladin[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

che

  1. that

Derived terms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

che

  1. Nonstandard spelling of chē.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of chě.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of chè.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

che

  1. Alternative form of sche

References[edit]


Picard[edit]

Determiner[edit]

che m

  1. this

Romagnol[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

che

  1. that; which

Romansch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Conjunction[edit]

che

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) that
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Sutsilvan) ca, c'
  • (Surmiran) tgi
  • (Puter, Vallader) cha

Pronoun[edit]

che

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) who, whom
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Sutsilvan) tge
  • (Surmiran) tgi
  • (Puter, Vallader) cha

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin quid.

Pronoun[edit]

che

  1. (Puter, Vallader) what
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) tge
  • (Sursilvan) tgei

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin quod.

Conjunction[edit]

che

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) than
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Sutsilvan) ca
  • (Surmiran) tgi
  • (Puter) cu
  • (Vallader) co

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

che f (plural ches)

  1. Name of the digraph Ch/ch, previously was considered a letter.

Etymology 2[edit]

Interjection[edit]

che

  1. (Argentine, Uruguay, Bolivia, Paraguay, regional Spain) hey
Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

che m, f (plural che)

  1. (colloquial, Chile) Argentinian person

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

che (, 𨑤, 𩂏, 𫑃)

  1. to cover
  2. (literally) to hide

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms