Open main menu

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French chez.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

chez

  1. At the home of
    • 2008 February 28, Lisa Forest, “Mind the gap: Empty house, empty nest, empty fridge”, in The Telegraph[1]:
      Even if I say so myself, Christmas chez the Forests is quite a heart-warming affair. For Ben, growing up, it was pure magic - a log fire in the grate, ...

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French chiese, chese, from Latin casa (house). Doublet of case.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃe/
  • (file)

PrepositionEdit

chez

  1. (before personal pronouns) to (any specified location)
    Je rentre chez moi.I am going home. (literally, “I am going to mine.”)
  2. at, in (any specified location; used with the names of people or professions)
    chez moiat my house (literally, “at mine”)
    chez luiat his house (literally, “at his”)
    chez Françoiseat Françoise’s
    chez le dentisteat the dentist
    chez l'avocatat the lawyer's office
  3. in; among (a group of things or people of the same type)
    Cette maladie se voit souvent chez les chiens.This illness is often seen among dogs.
    le TDAH chez l'adulteADHD in adults
  4. in the work of (an author or artist)
    C'est un thème très important chez Baudelaire.That is a very important theme in Baudelaire's work.
    le symbolisme des couleurs chez Picassocolor symbolism in Picasso's work

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit