temps

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See also: tëmps

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

temps

  1. plural of temp

Verb[edit]

temps

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of temp

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

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Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan temps, tems, from Latin tempus, from Proto-Indo-European *tempos (stretch), from the root *temp- (to stretch, string). Doublet of tempo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

temps m (plural temps)

  1. time
  2. weather

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French temps and its variants, from Latin tempus, from Proto-Indo-European *tempos (stretch), from the root *temp- (to stretch, string).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (France) IPA(key): /tɑ̃/
    • (file)
    • (file)
  • (Quebec) IPA(key): /tã/
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  • Homophones: tan, tans, tant, taon

Noun[edit]

temps m (plural temps)

  1. (uncountable) time (in general)
    je n'ai pas le temps de faire çaI haven't got (the) time to do that
    il faut encore du tempsI need more time
  2. (uncountable) weather
    le temps n'est pas bon icithe weather is no good here
    quel temps fait-il ?how's the weather?
  3. (countable, grammar) tense
    un temps composéa compound tense
    un temps simplea simple tense
    changez le temps du verbechange the tense of the verb

Usage notes[edit]

To talk about the current weather, it is standard in French to use the third-person singular pronoun il.

  • il fait beauit's nice weather
  • il fait mauvaisit's bad weather
  • il faisait froidit was cold
  • j'espère qu'il ne pleuvra pas demainI hope it won't be raining tomorrow
  • il neigeit's snowing
  • il vente / ça soufflethe wind is blowing

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

temps m (1st declension)

  1. speed
  2. pace
  3. rate
  4. time (music)

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

temps

  1. 3rd person singular future indicative form of tempt
  2. 3rd person plural future indicative form of tempt

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French temps, tens, tans, from Latin tempus.

Noun[edit]

temps m (plural temps)

  1. time

Descendants[edit]


Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French temps, from Latin tempus, from Proto-Indo-European *tempos (stretch), from the root *temp- (to stretch, string).

Noun[edit]

temps m (plural temps)

  1. (Jersey) weather
  2. (Jersey) time
  3. (Jersey, grammar) tense

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tempus.

Noun[edit]

temps m (oblique plural temps, nominative singular temps, nominative plural temps)

  1. weather

Descendants[edit]


Old Occitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

temps m (oblique plural temps, nominative singular temps, nominative plural temps)

  1. Alternative form of tems

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) temp
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) taimp
  • (Sutsilvan) tains

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tempus, from Proto-Indo-European *tempos (stretch), from the root *temp- (to stretch, string).

Noun[edit]

temps m

  1. (Sursilvan) time

Related terms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter, Vallader) ura
  • (Surmiran) oura