tendens

See also: tendens'

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Tendenz or from French tendance (tendency), from Medieval Latin tendentia, from Latin tendere (stretch, extend).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɛndɛns/, [tˢɛnˈd̥ɛnˀs] or IPA(key): /tendɛns/, [tˢenˈd̥ɛnˀs]
  • Rhymes: -ɛns

NounEdit

tendens c (singular definite tendensen, plural indefinite tendenser)

  1. tendency
  2. trend
  3. inclination; bias

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin tendere / tendō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ten‧dens

NounEdit

tendens f or m (plural tendensen, diminutive tendensje n)

  1. tendency, inclination

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present participle of tendō.

ParticipleEdit

tendēns (genitive tendentis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. extending
  2. proceeding
  3. striving for
  4. pitching (a tent)

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative tendēns tendentēs tendentia
Genitive tendentis tendentium
Dative tendentī tendentibus
Accusative tendentem tendēns tendentēs
tendentīs
tendentia
Ablative tendente
tendentī1
tendentibus
Vocative tendēns tendentēs tendentia

1When used purely as an adjective.


Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

tendens m (definite singular tendensen, indefinite plural tendenser, definite plural tendensene)

  1. a tendency

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

tendens m (definite singular tendensen, indefinite plural tendensar, definite plural tendensane)

  1. a tendency

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tendens c

  1. a tendency, a trend

DeclensionEdit

Declension of tendens 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tendens tendensen tendenser tendenserna
Genitive tendens tendensens tendensers tendensernas

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