See also: TET, Tet, tét, tèt, Tết, tēt, teṭ, -tet, and tēṭ

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See teth.

NounEdit

tet (plural tets)

  1. Alternative form of teth (Semitic letter).

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of tetracycline.

NounEdit

tet (countable and uncountable, plural tets)

  1. (informal, pharmacology) Clipping of tetracycline.
    • 1996 May 1, phyllis....@den.mmc.com, “Re: Tetracycline”, in sci.med.diseases.lyme, Usenet[1]:
      I was on oral tet for months after I was first dx backn in '88. All I got from it was a very, very nasty and upset GI track. I had to stop it.

Etymology 3Edit

Clipping of tetralogy.

NounEdit

tet (countable and uncountable, plural tets)

  1. (uncountable, informal, medicine) The tetralogy of Fallot.
  2. (countable, informal, medicine) A patient with tetralogy of Fallot.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Clipping of tetraploid.

NounEdit

tet (plural tets)

  1. (informal, horticulture) A tetraploid plant cultivar (iris, daylily etc.).
    • 2017, Susan Brownmiller, “Daylily Dreams”, in My City Highrise Garden, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, →ISBN, page 84:
      Tets are 44-chromosome conversions from 22-chromosome diploids, created by elaborate means involving colchicine, a chemical found naturally in crocuses. Only a tet can pollinate a tet, but some tets can pollinate themselves.

Etymology 5Edit

Clipping of tetrahedron or tetrahedral.

NounEdit

tet (plural tets)

  1. (geometry, engineering) A tetrahedron; a tetrahedral finite element.

AdjectiveEdit

tet (not comparable)

  1. (geometry, engineering) Tetrahedral.

Etymology 6Edit

Clipping of tetradrachm.

NounEdit

tet (plural tets)

  1. (informal, numismatics) Clipping of tetradrachm.
    • 2001 July 4, Reid Goldsborough, “Re: Language, numismatics, and curating”, in rec.collecting.coins, Usenet[2]:
      I've bought a couple of Greek tets that must have been dipped because all the toning is off them. They're white, but otherwise nice. Other tets I've bought have been cleaned as well but have more gray and other coloring and therefore look better.

Etymology 7Edit

Clipping of tetra.

NounEdit

tet (plural tets)

  1. (informal, fishkeeping) A tetra (freshwater fish).
    • 1998 January 24, LASP, “Dead tetras”, in rec.aquaria.freshwater.misc, Usenet[3]:
      All the tetras in my tank (3 species - black neons, Pristellas, and red eyes) died within a 36 hour period. The corys and otos in the same tank are fine.
      There was no change in water quality, feeding habits, or water temperature. I have no idea why all the tets would die in such a short time span.

Etymology 8Edit

Clipping of tetanus.

NounEdit

tet (plural tets)

  1. (informal, medicine) Clipping of tetanus.
    • 1971, Adelaide Leitch, The Blue Roan, New York, NY: Henry Z. Walck, →ISBN, page 94:
      “It's a tet shot,” Roddy told him, relieved. A tetanus injection was the usual thing for a cut or puncture wound on a horse.

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Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


AfarEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tet

  1. she, her

See alsoEdit

DeterminerEdit

tet

  1. her

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[4], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tet f (plural tets)

  1. teth

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tet f

  1. genitive plural of teta

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tiet.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

tet c (plural tetten, diminutive tetje n)

  1. (vulgar) boob; tit

FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

te +‎ -t

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtet/, [ˈt̪e̞t̪]
  • Rhymes: -et
  • Syllabification: tet

PronounEdit

tet

  1. (personal, dialectal, including Kven) you (plural; in archaic English: ye)
SynonymsEdit
  • te (standard Finnish)
  • työ (dialectal)

Etymology 2Edit

From Hebrew טֵית(ṭēth).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈte(ː)t/, [ˈt̪e̞(ː)t̪]
  • Rhymes: -et
  • Syllabification: tet

NounEdit

tet

  1. teth (ninth letter of the Hebrew and Phoenician scripts and the Northwest Semitic abjad)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of tet (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative tet tetit
genitive tetin tetien
partitive tetiä tetejä
illative tetiin teteihin
singular plural
nominative tet tetit
accusative nom. tet tetit
gen. tetin
genitive tetin tetien
partitive tetiä tetejä
inessive tetissä teteissä
elative tetistä teteistä
illative tetiin teteihin
adessive tetillä teteillä
ablative tetiltä teteiltä
allative tetille teteille
essive tetinä teteinä
translative tetiksi teteiksi
instructive tetein
abessive tetittä teteittä
comitative teteineen
Possessive forms of tet (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person tetini tetimme
2nd person tetisi tetinne
3rd person tetinsä

AnagramsEdit


FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tēctum.

NounEdit

tet m (plural tets)

  1. roof (made of straw)

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew טֵית(ṭēt).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɛt/, [t̪ɛt̪]
  • Hyphenation: tèt

NounEdit

tet m or f (invariable)

  1. teth, specifically:
    1. The name of the Phoenician-script letter 𐤈
    2. The name of the Hebrew-script letter ט

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tēctum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tet m (plural tets)

  1. ceiling
  2. (nautical) overhead

PochutecEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Classical Nahuatl tletl.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tet

  1. fire

ReferencesEdit


RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) tetg

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tēctum.

NounEdit

tet m (plural tets)

  1. (Puter, Vallader) roof

SloveneEdit

NounEdit

tet

  1. genitive dual/plural of teta

ZouEdit

VerbEdit

tet

  1. publish

ReferencesEdit