tet

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See also: TET, Tet, tét, tèt, Tết, tēt, teṭ, -tet, and tēṭ

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See teth.

Noun[edit]

tet (plural tets)

  1. Alternative form of teth (Semitic letter).

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of tetracycline.

Noun[edit]

tet (countable and uncountable, plural tets)

  1. (informal, pharmacology) Clipping of tetracycline.
    • 1996 May 1, phyllis....@den.mmc.com, “Re: Tetracycline”, in sci.med.diseases.lyme, Usenet[1]:
      I was on oral tet for months after I was first dx backn in '88. All I got from it was a very, very nasty and upset GI track. I had to stop it.

Etymology 3[edit]

Clipping of tetralogy.

Noun[edit]

tet (countable and uncountable, plural tets)

  1. (uncountable, informal, medicine) The tetralogy of Fallot.
  2. (countable, informal, medicine) A patient with tetralogy of Fallot.

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Etymology 4[edit]

Clipping of tetraploid.

Noun[edit]

tet (plural tets)

  1. (informal, horticulture) A tetraploid plant cultivar (iris, daylily etc.).
    • 2017, Susan Brownmiller, “Daylily Dreams”, in My City Highrise Garden, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, →ISBN, page 84:
      Tets are 44-chromosome conversions from 22-chromosome diploids, created by elaborate means involving colchicine, a chemical found naturally in crocuses. Only a tet can pollinate a tet, but some tets can pollinate themselves.

Etymology 5[edit]

Clipping of tetrahedron or tetrahedral.

Noun[edit]

tet (plural tets)

  1. (geometry, engineering) A tetrahedron; a tetrahedral finite element.

Adjective[edit]

tet (not comparable)

  1. (geometry, engineering) Tetrahedral.

Etymology 6[edit]

Clipping of tetradrachm.

Noun[edit]

tet (plural tets)

  1. (informal, numismatics) Clipping of tetradrachm.
    • 2001 July 4, Reid Goldsborough, “Re: Language, numismatics, and curating”, in rec.collecting.coins, Usenet[2]:
      I've bought a couple of Greek tets that must have been dipped because all the toning is off them. They're white, but otherwise nice. Other tets I've bought have been cleaned as well but have more gray and other coloring and therefore look better.

Etymology 7[edit]

Clipping of tetra.

Noun[edit]

tet (plural tets)

  1. (informal, fishkeeping) A tetra (freshwater fish).
    • 1998 January 24, LASP, “Dead tetras”, in rec.aquaria.freshwater.misc, Usenet[3]:
      All the tetras in my tank (3 species - black neons, Pristellas, and red eyes) died within a 36 hour period. The corys and otos in the same tank are fine.
      There was no change in water quality, feeding habits, or water temperature. I have no idea why all the tets would die in such a short time span.

Etymology 8[edit]

Clipping of tetanus.

Noun[edit]

tet (plural tets)

  1. (informal, medicine) Clipping of tetanus.
    • 1971, Adelaide Leitch, The Blue Roan, New York, NY: Henry Z. Walck, →ISBN, page 94:
      “It's a tet shot,” Roddy told him, relieved. A tetanus injection was the usual thing for a cut or puncture wound on a horse.

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Anagrams[edit]


Afar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tet

  1. she, her

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Determiner[edit]

tet

  1. her

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References[edit]

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[4], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tet f (plural tets)

  1. teth

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tet f

  1. genitive plural of teta

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tiet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

tet c (plural tetten, diminutive tetje n)

  1. (vulgar) boob; tit

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

te +‎ -t

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtet/, [ˈt̪e̞t̪]
  • Rhymes: -et
  • Syllabification: tet

Pronoun[edit]

tet

  1. (personal, dialectal, including Kven) you (plural; in archaic English: ye)
Synonyms[edit]
  • te (standard Finnish)
  • työ (dialectal)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Hebrew טֵית(ṭēth).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈte(ː)t/, [ˈt̪e̞(ː)t̪]
  • Rhymes: -et
  • Syllabification: tet

Noun[edit]

tet

  1. teth (ninth letter of the Hebrew and Phoenician scripts and the Northwest Semitic abjad)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of tet (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative tet tetit
genitive tetin tetien
partitive tetiä tetejä
illative tetiin teteihin
singular plural
nominative tet tetit
accusative nom. tet tetit
gen. tetin
genitive tetin tetien
partitive tetiä tetejä
inessive tetissä teteissä
elative tetistä teteistä
illative tetiin teteihin
adessive tetillä teteillä
ablative tetiltä teteiltä
allative tetille teteille
essive tetinä teteinä
translative tetiksi teteiksi
instructive tetein
abessive tetittä teteittä
comitative teteineen
Possessive forms of tet (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person tetini tetimme
2nd person tetisi tetinne
3rd person tetinsä

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tēctum.

Noun[edit]

tet m (plural tets)

  1. roof (made of straw)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew טֵית(ṭēt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɛt/, [t̪ɛt̪]
  • Hyphenation: tèt

Noun[edit]

tet m or f (invariable)

  1. teth, specifically:
    1. The name of the Phoenician-script letter 𐤈
    2. The name of the Hebrew-script letter ט

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tēctum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tet m (plural tets)

  1. ceiling
  2. (nautical) overhead

Pochutec[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Classical Nahuatl tletl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tet

  1. fire

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) tetg

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tēctum.

Noun[edit]

tet m (plural tets)

  1. (Puter, Vallader) roof

Slovene[edit]

Noun[edit]

tet

  1. genitive dual/plural of teta

Zou[edit]

Verb[edit]

tet

  1. publish

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