n'est-ce pas

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French n'est-ce pas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /nɛsˈpa/, /nɛsˈpɑː/

Phrase[edit]

n'est-ce pas

  1. Used to form tag questions.

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, “is it not?”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /n‿ɛs pɑ/, /n‿ɛs pa/

Phrase[edit]

n'est-ce pas

  1. Used as an expression of affirmation after a statement, often translated into English as a tag question.
    Bizarre, n'est-ce pas ?Strange, isn't it?