It's actually "Qu'est-ce que c'est que ça ?"
You were missing another 'que' - yep, there are in fact three in this form of the question!
When spoken though, this is usually run into something much shorter that sounds far less cumbersome: kess-kuh-sek-sah?There's not much point trying to understand the phrase word by word as it doesn't make much sense that way. It just means: What's that?
On it's own, "c'est ça" means "that's it". (but in the above, it would be '...it is that').
Hope that helps!
Bonjour Tina !Actually "c'est" means "it is / that is / this is", whereas "ça" only means "it / that / this" :)Here are our related lessons:https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/cest-means-it-is
Bonne journée !
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