See also: cest, CEST, cèst, čest, and česť

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • c (abbreviation, text messages, internet)

EtymologyEdit

A contraction of ce (it, this) and est (is), the third-person singular indicative present form of être (to be).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /s‿ɛ/, (before a vowel) /s‿ɛt‿/
  • Rhymes:

ContractionEdit

c'est

  1. it is
  2. this is

Louisiana Creole FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French c'est (it is), compare Haitian Creole se.

VerbEdit

c'est

  1. to be

ReferencesEdit

  • Alcée Fortier, Louisiana Folktales

Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • cest (older manuscripts)

ContractionEdit

c'est

  1. it is