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English

Abbreviation

que

  1. Querétaro, a state of Mexico.
  2. Quebec, a province of Canada.
  3. Quebec City, the capital of the province of Quebec, Canada

Alternative spellings


French

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Conjunction

que

  1. that

Pronoun

que

  1. The accusative of qui
  2. what (accusative)
  3. whom
  4. (When used with the negative ne) Only
Je ne mange que les fruits
I eat only fruits

Derived terms


Interlingua

Conjunction

que

  1. that

Pronoun

que

  1. what (interrogative)
    Que tu prefere? - What do you prefer?

Derived terms


Latin

Suffix

-que

  1. see -que

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

que

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, quē, qué, or què.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Spanish

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] quid

Conjunction

que

  1. that
    Él dice que está triste. - “He says that she is sad.”
  2. than
    Estoy más tarde que tú. - “I am later than you.”
  3. (indicating a reason, roughly because)
    ¡Ve más lento, que es resbaloso! - “Slow down, (because) it is slippery!”
  4. (indicating desire or permission)
    Que punza el globo. - “Pop the balloon.”

yo que tú

  1. if I were you
    no lo hizo yo que - “I wouldn't do it if I were you.”

es que

  1. the thing is
    quiero ir, es que necesito cumplir la tarea - “I want to go, it’s just that I have to finish my homework.”

Pronoun

que

  1. who; that
    la estrella que está en la película - “the star who is in the movie”
  2. that; whom
    la mujer con que yo hablé - “the woman with whom I spoke”
  3. that; which
    la casa que yo quiero - “the house which I want”

Derived terms

Related terms

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