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See also ET, et-, -et, -et-, .et, æt, and ét

English

Etymology 1

From French, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]]

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Conjunction

et

  1. (obsolete) and

Etymology 2

Verb

et

  1. (colloquial or Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Simple past tense and past participle of eat.
    • 1896: Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Tom Sawyer, Detective [1]
      Well, the man was astonished, of course; and first off he looked like he didn't know whether to be scared, or glad, or both, or which, but finally he settled down to being glad; and then his color come back, though at first his face had turned pretty white. So we got to talking together while he et his breakfast.
    • 1907: O. Henry Seats of the Haughty [2]
      "'Boss,' says the cabby, 'I et a steak in that restaurant once. If you're real hungry, I advise you to try the saddle-shops first.'
    • 1919: Bess Streeter Aldrich, A Long-Distance Call From Jim
      "Well, I don't care if he does! I can remember the time when he et a good old-fashioned supper. And it's awful silly to call it dinner. 'Breakfast, dinner and supper, created He them.' I believe I could find them very words in the Bible if I set out to hunt."
    • 18 February 1946: Life magazine
      It must have been somethin’ I et!

Estonian

Etymology

From the same Uralic root *e as Finnish että and Hungarian ez

Conjunction

et

  1. that

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [et]
  • Hyphenation: et

Etymology 1

Verb

et

  1. The second-person singular form of the negation verb. The English translations include do not/don’t and not (with auxiliary verbs and be).

Usage notes

  • The negative verb is used with the connegative form of the main verb. That form is identical to the second-person singular imperative in the indicative present. The potential mood connegative ends in the marker for the mood, -ne-, and the conditional mood connegative ends in the marker for the mood, -isi-. In the indicative past, conditional past and potential past, the active past participle singular (ending -ut/-yt) is used. The connegative form of the main verb is always used without the personal suffix.
  • Usage of et:
  • Indicative:
  • Sinä näet. (You see.) -> Sinä et näe. (You do not see.)
  • Sinä näit. (You saw.) -> Sinä et nähnyt. (You did not see.)
  • Sinä olet nähnyt. (You have seen.) -> Sinä et ole nähnyt. (You have not seen.)
  • Sinä olit nähnyt. (You had seen.) -> Sinä et ollut nähnyt. (You had not seen.)
  • Conditional:
  • Sinä näkisit. (You would see.) -> Sinä et näkisi. (You would not see.)
  • Sinä olisit nähnyt. (You would have seen.) -> Sinä et olisi nähnyt. (You would not have seen.)
  • Potential:
  • Sinä nähnet. (You probably see.) -> Sinä et nähne. (You probably do not see.)
  • Sinä lienet nähnyt. (You have probably seen.) -> Sinä et liene nähnyt. (You have probably not seen.)

Conjugation

  • The negative verb has no infinitive form. The negative verb is the same with indicative, conditional and potential mood and, with those moods, it is conjugated only in person. (For the second-person singular of the negative verb in the imperative mood, see älä. An archaic optative mood has also a second-person singular form, ällös.)
singular plural
first person en emme
second person et ette
third person ei eivät

Etymology 2

Shortened form of että.

Conjunction

et

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) That.
Synonyms
  • että (standard Finnish)

Anagrams


French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]]

Pronunciation

Conjunction

et

  1. and

Latin

Conjunction

et [[Category:Template:lang:la conjunctions|et]]

  1. and
  2. (mathematics) plus
    Duo et duo sunt quatter.
    Two plus two equals four.

Usage notes

  • When used in pairs, et...et may function like English both...and

Quotations

Synonyms

Derived terms

See also

Adverb

et (not comparable)
  1. also, too, besides, likewise

Norwegian

Article

et n.

  1. an (indefinite article)


This Norwegian entry was created from the translations listed at an. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see et in the Norwegian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Spanish

Noun

et f.

  1. ampersand

Turkish

Pronunciation

Noun

et (plural etti)

  1. meat

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