Translingual edit

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ce

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-1 language code for Chechen.

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ce (plural ces)

  1. Alternative form of cee (the letter C)
    • 2003, David Sacks, The Alphabet: Unraveling the Mystery of the Alphabet from A to Z, page 89:
      [T]hat spelling, but not the pronunciation, supplies our own name for the letter: “ce” or “cee.”

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ce f (plural ces)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter C.

Derived terms edit

Central Nahuatl edit

Central Nahuatl cardinal numbers
 <  0 1 2  > 
    Cardinal : ce
    Ordinal : inic ce

Etymology edit

Cognate to Classical Nahuatl ce

Numeral edit

ce

  1. one.

Classical Nahuatl edit

Classical Nahuatl numbers (edit)
10
1 2  →  10  → 
    Cardinal: ce
    Ordinal: ic ce
    Adverbial: ceppa
    Distributive: cēcen, cehcen

Etymology edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation edit

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ce

  1. (it is) one in number.

Usage notes edit

  • The combing form of ce is cen- (or cem- before m and p).

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Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl edit

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl cardinal numbers
 <  0 1 2  > 
    Cardinal : ce
    Ordinal : achtohui

Etymology edit

Cognate to Classical Nahuatl ce

Numeral edit

ce

  1. one.

French edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /sə/
  • (Parisian) IPA(key): /sø/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes:
  • Homophone: se

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Middle French, from Old French cel, cil, from Vulgar Latin *ecce ille. See also celui, derived from the oblique cases of the same.

The inflected forms continue Old French cest, cist, from Vulgar Latin *ecce iste.

Determiner edit

ce m (before a vowel or mute h cet, feminine cette, plural ces)

  1. this, that
Usage notes edit

To distinguish between the this and that senses, one may use the particles -ci and -là, respectively. See also celui-ci and celui-là, or ceci and cela.

Etymology 2 edit

Inherited from Old French ço, from Late Latin ecce hoc.

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Pronoun edit

ce m or f (plural ce)

  1. (subject of être, with predicative adjectives or relative clauses, singular only) it, this, that (see § Usage notes, below)
    C’est beau !It is beautiful!
    est-ce que...?forms yes–no questions (literally, “is it that...?”)
    ce dont je parlaisthat which I was speaking of
    C’eût été avec plaisir, mais...It would have been with pleasure, but...
    C’eût été dommage...It would have been a pity...
  2. (subject of être, with predicate nouns) he, she, it, this, that
    C’est un/une célébrité.He/she is a celebrity.
    Ce sont des célébrités.These are celebrities.
    Ce sont des gens bien.These are good people.
    • 1897, Edmond Rostand, Cyrano de Bergerac :
      C'est un roc ! ... c'est un pic ! ... c'est un cap ! Que dis-je, c'est un cap ? ... C'est une péninsule !
      It's a rock! ... it's a peak! ... it's a cape! What am I saying, a cape? ... It's a peninsula!
  3. (archaic, subject of verbs other than être) it, this, that
    ce sembleit seems
    ce peuvent être...these may be...
    • 1866, Guérineau de Boisvillette, Ce qu'il a laissé![2], page 56:
      [...] ce paraissent être encore là des points à noter [...]
      [] these seem to be more points worth noting []
Usage notes edit

(1): To convey the plural with a predicative adjective, one must use ils m or elles f (they):

Ils/Elles sont beaux/belles !They are beautiful!

And to convey the plural with a relative clause, one must use ceux m or celles f (plural forms of celui m and celle f):

ceux/celles que...those which...
ceux/celles qui...those who/that...
ceux/celles dont je parlais...those which I was speaking of...
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References edit

  1. ^ Louis Philipon De La Madelaine (1802) Des homonymes français ou mots qui dans notre langue se ressemblent par le son et diffèrent par le sens[1], page 85

Further reading edit

Friulian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin quid. Compare Italian che, Venetian ché, Romanian ce.

Pronoun edit

ce

  1. what

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Gun edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Cognates include Fon

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

(Benin)

  1. my (first-person singular possessive adjective)

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Gungbe personal pronouns
Number Person Emphatic Pronoun Subject Pronoun Object Pronoun Possessive Determiner
Singular First nyɛ́, yẹ́n ùn, n mi , ṣié
Second jɛ̀, jẹ̀, yẹ̀, hiẹ̀ à tòwè
Third éɔ̀, úɔ̀, éwọ̀ é è étɔ̀n, étọ̀n
Plural First mílɛ́, mílẹ́ mítɔ̀n, mítọ̀n
Second mìlɛ́, mìlẹ́ mìtɔ̀n, mìtọ̀n
Third yélɛ́, yélẹ́ yétɔ̀n, yétọ̀n

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Noun edit

ce (plural ce-i)

  1. The name of the Latin script letter C/c.

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Indonesian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃe/, [ˈt͡ʃe]

Noun edit

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter C/c.

Synonyms edit

  • si (Standard Malay)

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Further reading edit

Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃe/
  • Rhymes: -e
  • Hyphenation:

Pronoun edit

ce

  1. Alternative form of ci (us)

Usage notes edit

  • Used when followed by a third-person direct object clitic (lo, la, li, le, or ne).

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Adverb edit

ce

  1. here

Italiot Greek edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek καί (kaí).

Conjunction edit

ce

  1. and

Latin edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

 f (indeclinable)

  1. The name of the letter C.

Coordinate terms edit

References edit

  • ce”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ce”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ce in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Arthur E. Gordon, The Letter Names of the Latin Alphabet (University of California Press, 1973; volume 9 of University of California Publications: Classical Studies), part III: “Summary of the Ancient Evidence”, page 32: "Clearly there is no question or doubt about the names of the vowels A, E, I, O, U. They are simply long A, long E, etc. (ā, ē, ī, ō, ū). Nor is there any uncertainty with respect to the six mutes B, C, D, G, P, T. Their names are bē, cē, dē, gē, pē, tē (each with a long E). Or about H, K, and Q: they are hā, kā, kū—each, again, with a long vowel sound."

Mandarin edit

Romanization edit

ce

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cê̄.

Usage notes edit

  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Mapudungun edit

Alternative forms edit

  • che (Unified Alphabet)

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ce (Raguileo spelling)

  1. person
  2. people

See also edit

References edit

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Middle English edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old English .

Noun edit

ce

  1. Alternative form of see (sea)
Descendants edit
  • English: sea

Etymology 2 edit

From Old French sei.

Noun edit

ce

  1. Alternative form of see (see)
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Adjective edit

ce m (feminine singular ceste, masculine and feminine plural ces, masculine singular before a vowel cest)

  1. this (the one in question)
    • 1571, Pedro Díaz, Dallier, Nouueaux advertissemens trescertains venus du paÿs des Indes Meridionales [] page 5
      Mais considerant que les Chrestiens nouvellement faits en ce pays, estoient en si grand nombre que nous ne les pouvions visiter
      But considering that the newly made Christians in this country were so numerous that we couldn't visit all of them

Neapolitan edit

Etymology edit

Akin to Italian ci; see there for more.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ce (adverbial)

  1. there (at a place)

Occitan edit

Noun edit

ce f (plural ces)

  1. cee (the letter c)

Old Irish edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ce

  1. Alternative form of cía

Conjunction edit

ce

  1. Alternative form of cía
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 10c21
      Ba torad sa⟨í⟩thir dúun in chrud so ce du·melmis cech túari et ce du·gnemmis a ndu·gníat ar céli, act ní bad nertad na mbráithre et frescsiu fochricce as móo.
      It would be a fruit of our labor in this way if we consumed every food and if we did what our fellows do, but it would not be a strengthening of the brothers and a hope of a greater reward.
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 34a4
      ɔrabad cech bráthair post alium .i. is huisse ce ru·samaltar fri Críst
      so that each brother should be after the other, i.e. it is right that he be compared to Christ

Pochutec edit

Etymology edit

C.f. Classical Nahuatl .

Pronunciation edit

Numeral edit

ce

  1. one

References edit

Romanian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin quid, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷid, compare *kʷis.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ce

  1. what
    Ce vrei faci?
    What do you want to do?

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Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ce f (plural ces)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter C.

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

Tagalog edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Spanish ce, the Spanish name of the letter C/c.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ce
  • IPA(key): /ˈse/, [ˈsɛ]
  • Rhymes: -e

Noun edit

ce (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒ)

  1. (historical) The name of the Latin-script letter C/c, in the Abecedario.
    Synonym: (in the Filipino alphabet) si

Tarantino edit

Pronoun edit

ce (relative)

  1. who

Conjunction edit

ce

  1. if

Tocharian B edit

Etymology edit

Clipping of kuce, used colloquially and informally.

Pronoun edit

ce

  1. (interrogative) who, what, which

Turkish edit

Noun edit

ce

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter C.

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Welsh edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ce f (plural ceau)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter K.

Mutation edit

This word cannot be mutated.

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Zarma edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with Koyraboro Senni cee (foot).

Noun edit

ce

  1. foot, leg