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t'

t'

See also: ť and Appendix:Variations of "t"

English

Article

t’

  1. (Northern England) Nonstandard spelling of the. (Most characteristic of Yorkshire, but also found in areas of Lancashire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire)

Etymology 2

From to.

Preposition

t’

  1. Nonstandard spelling of to.

Usage notes

  • Before a vowel, t' is usually written and pronounced as if appended to the following word.
    • In He can't make up his mind if he wants one or t'other (= He can't make up his mind if he wants one or the other) t'other is pronounced as if spelled "tother". Sometimes it is pronounced as a glottal stop.
  • Before a consonant, t' is pronounced as a glottal stop following the preceding word.
    • In I'm going down t' road to see me mam ( = I'm going down the road to see my mother), down t' is pronounced as down followed by a glottal stop.
  • t' is sometimes not pronounced at all, having no glottal stop.

Catalan

Pronoun

t'

  1. Contraction of et.

Declension


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /t/

Pronoun

t'

  1. elided form of te
    Je t’ai vu - I saw you.
  2. (slang) elided form of tu
    T’as vu mon frère ? - You've seen my brother?
Related terms

Haitian Creole

Adverb

t'

  1. Contraction of te.

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [t̪ˠ] (before a word starting with a, o, u, fha, fho, or fhu)
  • IPA(key): [tʲ] (before a word starting with e, i, fhe, or fhi)

Determiner

t’

  1. (Cois Fharraige) Alternative form of d’ (your (singular))

Italian

Pronoun

t’

  1. clitic form of ti.
    T'odio. - I hate you.