See also: ťėnąʒ

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tenāx, tenācis.

AdjectiveEdit

tenaz (plural tenazes, comparable)

  1. tenacious
    1. adhesive (clinging to an object or surface)
      Synonyms: aderente, adesivo
    2. obstinate (unwilling to yield from a point of view)
      Synonyms: obstinado, teimoso, porfiado, ferrenho

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

tenaz f (plural tenazes)

  1. tongs (gripping tool used for manipulating hot objects)
  2. pincer (gripping limb of some animals, such as crabs, lobsters and scorpions)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tenāx, tenācis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /teˈnaθ/, [t̪eˈnaθ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /teˈnas/, [t̪eˈnas]

AdjectiveEdit

tenaz (plural tenaces)

  1. tenacious
    Synonyms: firme, porfiado, pertinaz

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