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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From en- +‎ tender.

VerbEdit

entender ‎(third-person singular simple present entenders, present participle entendering, simple past and past participle entendered)

  1. (obsolete) To make tender.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essayes, London: Edward Blount, OCLC 946730821, II.35:
      And fearing lest the torments he felt, might in some sort entender his wifes heart [], he besought her to be pleased she might be caried into the next chamber, which was accordingly performed.
    • 1790, Ann Ward Radcliffe, chapter 8, in A Sicilian Romance[1], HTML edition:
      Entendered by distress, she easily yielded to the pensive manners of her companions and to the serene uniformity of a monastic life.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jeremy Taylor to this entry?)
  2. (transitive) To treat with tenderness.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Young to this entry?)

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō.

VerbEdit

entender

  1. to understand

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese entender, from Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō.

VerbEdit

entender ‎(first-person singular present entendo, first-person singular preterite entendín, past participle entendido)

  1. to understand

ConjugationEdit

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LadinoEdit

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VerbEdit

entender ‎(Latin spelling)

  1. to understand, hear

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese entender, from Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō. Doublet of intender, a borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

entender ‎(first-person singular present indicative entendo, past participle entendido)

  1. to understand
  2. First-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of entender
  3. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) future subjunctive of entender
  4. First-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of entender
  5. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) personal infinitive of entender

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:entender.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō. Doublet of intender, a borrowing.

VerbEdit

entender ‎(first-person singular present entiendo, first-person singular preterite entendí, past participle entendido)

  1. to understand
    No entiendo. — I don't understand.

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: e becomes ie in stressed syllables.

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