EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

't

  1. (archaic or eye dialect) Contraction of it.
  2. (eye dialect) Contraction of that.
    • 2006 Feb. 3, Graham Linehan, The IT Crowd, Season 1, Episode 2:
      What was all that about?
      Well, like all women, she's shoe-mad.
      't’s a bit sexist, isn't it?
      Do you know one woman who isn't obsessed with shoes?
      No, but I only know one woman. And she just left the room shouting "THE SHOES!"

Derived termsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

VerbEdit

't

  1. (uncommon) Contraction of het.

PronounEdit

't

  1. (uncommon) Contraction of dit.

CatalanEdit

PronounEdit

't

  1. Contraction of te.

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • 't is the reduced (reduïda) form of the pronoun. It is used after verbs ending with vowel.
    Fixa't.Take note.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ət/, /t/
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ArticleEdit

't

  1. Contraction of het (the).
    Dan houdt 't verhaal opThen the story ends.
    Waar in 't veld staat hij?Where on the pitch is he?
    Wat ga je in 't weekend doen?What are you up to this weekend?
    Also used in names: Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (Nobel laureate in chemistry)

PronounEdit

't

  1. Contraction of het (it).
    't Is al laatIt's late already.
    Kan je 't goed zien?Can you see it well?

InflectionEdit

Usage notesEdit

Common in spoken Dutch. Other than in names, "het" is usually written in full in written Dutch.

't is never capitalised, even before a proper noun or at the start of sentences. Instead, the following word is capitalised, as in 't Kan beter. (It could be better.)


LimburgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Contraction of het.

ArticleEdit

't n

  1. the, it

PronounEdit

't n

  1. Reduced form of het (it)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Contraction of het, itself derived from det.

PronounEdit

't f

  1. Reduced form of het (she)
DeclensionEdit

LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

't

  1. Alternative form of et

Usage notesEdit

  • Chiefly used before and after vowels, but never obligatory.

DeclensionEdit


TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

't

  1. Contraction of at, after a word ending in a vowel, primarily used as a clitic in informal writing or recorded speech.

Derived termsEdit


ZealandicEdit

DeterminerEdit

't

  1. neuter singular of de