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Classical NahuatlEdit

PrefixEdit

tē-

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

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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)

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



Old EnglishEdit

PrefixEdit

te- (unstressed prefix)

  1. Alternative form of to-

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)

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