Last modified on 8 March 2015, at 08:00

tête

See also: tete, tète, tetë, tété, and tę̋tę̌

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle French and Old French teste Latin testa (pot, jug, brick). Replaced French chef (from Latin caput) which is still used in some expressions.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɛːt/
  • (Paris) IPA(key): [tɛt]
    • (file)
  • (Belgium) IPA(key): [tɛːt]
    • (file)
  • (Quebec) IPA(key): [taɛ̯t]
  • (file)
  • (file)

NounEdit

tête f (plural têtes)

  1. head (part of the body)
    J'ai mal à la tête - I have a headache
  2. head (leader)
  3. (soccer) header

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French teste, from Latin testa (pot, jug, brick).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Jersey) IPA(key): /teit/
  • (file)
  • (Saint Ouen) IPA(key): /tɛːt/

NounEdit

tête f (plural têtes)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey, anatomy) head