See also: tene, tené, and téne

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ταινία (tainía, ribbon, band, fillet).

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-tene

  1. (biology) Ribbon-like structure; Used to form words relating the structure of chromosomes in meiosis

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EtymologyEdit

From Anglian Old English -tēne (compare West Saxon -tīene), from an inflected form of Proto-Germanic *tehun.

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-tene

  1. Forms cardinal numbers from thrittene (thirteen) to nynetene (nineteen); -teen

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  • English: -teen
  • Scots: -teen