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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch lente.

NounEdit

lente (plural lentes)

  1. spring, the season between winter and summer

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch lentin, lenten, from Old Dutch lentin, from Proto-Germanic *langatīnaz, compound of *langaz (long) + *tīnaz (day). Cognate with English Lent, German Lenz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lente f (plural lentes, diminutive lentetje n)

  1. spring: the season between winter and summer

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French, from Vulgar Latin *lenditem, from Latin lēns, lendem.

NounEdit

lente f (plural lentes)

  1. (zoology) nit

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Etymology 2Edit

Inflected forms.

AdjectiveEdit

lente

  1. feminine singular of lent

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin lēns, lentem (lentil), in Medieval Latin later taking on the sense of "lens".

NounEdit

lente f (plural lentes)

  1. lens

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

lenta (slow) +‎ -e (adverb)

AdverbEdit

lente

  1. slowly

SynonymsEdit


InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

lente

  1. lens

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inflected form of lento.

AdjectiveEdit

lente fpl

  1. feminine plural of lento

Etymology 2Edit

First attested 17th century. Borrowing from Latin lēns, lentem (lentil), in Medieval Latin later taking on the sense of "lens".

NounEdit

lente f (plural lenti)

  1. lens
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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From lentus (slow) +‎ .

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

lentē (comparative lentius, superlative lentissimē)

  1. slowly
    Marcus ambulat lente ad arborem.
    Marcus walks slowly to the tree.

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LatvianEdit

NounEdit

lente f (5th declension)

  1. riband
  2. band
  3. fillet
  4. ribbon
  5. sweatband
  6. tape

DeclensionEdit


NeapolitanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lente f pl

  1. glasses, lenses

NormanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lente

  1. feminine singular of lent

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

lente

  1. simple past of lene

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin lēns, lentem (lentil), in Medieval Latin later taking on the sense of "lens".

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lente f (plural lentes)

  1. (optics) lens (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it)
  2. (anatomy) lens (transparent crystalline structure in the eye)
    Synonyms: cristalino
  3. lens (device which focuses or defocuses electron beams)
  4. (figuratively) lens (a way of looking, literally or figuratively, at something)
  5. Clipping of lente de contato.

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:lente.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin lēns, lentem (lentil), in Medieval Latin later taking on the sense of "lens".

NounEdit

lente m (plural lentes)

  1. lens

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