Classical NahuatlEdit

PrefixEdit

tē-

  1. Indefinite animate object: someone; somebody; everyone; people.
  2. Indefinite animate possessor: someone's; somebody's.

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch te-, from Old Dutch *ti-, from Proto-Germanic *twiz-, from Proto-Indo-European *dwis-.

PrefixEdit

te-

  1. (obsolete, no longer productive) Created verbs with a sense of ‘in pieces, apart, asunder’, or with intensive force.
    tekappen (to hew into pieces)
    terijten (to rip apart)
    tesplitsen (to split into pieces)

IndonesianEdit

PrefixEdit

te-

  1. Alternative form of ter-

MaquiritariEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

te-

  1. Allomorph of t- used for stems that begin with a consonant other than w and have a first vowel e.

InflectionEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *ti-, from Proto-Germanic *twiz-, from Proto-Indo-European *dwis-.

PrefixEdit

te-

  1. Creates verbs with a sense of ‘in pieces, apart, asunder’, or with intensive force.

Derived termsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PrefixEdit

te-

  1. Alternative form of to- (towards)

Etymology 2Edit

PrefixEdit

te-

  1. Alternative form of to- (apart)

MohawkEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • dualic
    • tew- (before a-stem nouns)

PrefixEdit

te-

  1. negation prefix, used with iah

PrefixEdit

te-

  1. dualic prefix
    1. with nouns, indicates two of something
    2. forms superlatives with aonhá’a

ReferencesEdit

  • Nora Deering; Helga H. Delisle (1976) Mohawk: A teaching grammar (preliminary version), Quebec: Manitou College, pages 57, 146, 205-206

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

te-

  1. Alternative form of tō-

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *twiz-, from Proto-Indo-European *dwis-.

PrefixEdit

te-

  1. Creates verbs with a sense of ‘apart, in piece, asunder’, or with intensive force.
    tebrekan (to break apart)
    tebrestan (to tear up)
    tedēlian (to separate)
    tefallan (to decay)
    tefaran (to decay, to consume)
    tegangan (to dissolve)
    teglīdan (to glide away)
    tekīnan (to dissolve)
    tekliovan (to tear apart)
    telātan (to disperse)
    telōsian (to resolve)
    teskrīdan (to dissolve)
    teslahan (to destroy)
    tesprengian (to smash)
    testōrian (to destroy)
    testōtan (to pound)
    teswingan (to disperse)
    tewerpan (to disperse, to destroy)

Derived termsEdit