et tu

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from et tu, Brute, from Latin et tū, Brute?.

Interjection[edit]

et tu

  1. Expression of recognition of betrayal.

Usage notes[edit]

This phrase alone can allow the interlocutor to be named; for example: "Et tu, Bernice?", "Et tu, David?"


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From et tu, Brute

Interjection[edit]

et tu

  1. (often italicised) et tu
    • 2013, David Nicholls, Den evige toer, Gyldendal A/S (ISBN 9788702138719)
      Sophie så eftertænksom ud. „Altså, ligesom – flot.“ „I guder. Et tu, Sophie.“
      Sophie looked thoughtful. "As in, like – handsome." "Ye gods. Et tu, Sophie."
    • 2013, Helene Uri, Kællinger, Klim (ISBN 9788771293579)
      ”Denne Frøy er ofte afbildet med en enorm fallos.” ”Et tu, min søster Frøydis!"
      "This Frøy is often depicted with a huge phallos." "Et tu, my sister Frøydis!"