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EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tendre (comparative more tendre, superlative most tendre)

  1. Obsolete form of tender.

VerbEdit

tendre (third-person singular simple present tendres, present participle tendring, simple past and past participle tendred)

  1. Obsolete form of tender.

NounEdit

tendre (plural tendres)

  1. Tender feeling or fondness; affection.
    • Thackeray
      You poor friendless creatures are always having some foolish tendre.

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Provençal, from Latin tener, tenerum.

AdjectiveEdit

tendre (feminine tendra, masculine and feminine plural tendres)

  1. soft
  2. charming

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Provençal, from Latin teneō, tenere.

VerbEdit

tendre

  1. (Alghero) Alternative form of tenir

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French tendre, from Latin tener, tenerum.

AdjectiveEdit

tendre (plural tendres)

  1. tender (soft, delicate)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French tendre, from Latin tendere, present active infinitive of tendō.

VerbEdit

tendre

  1. (transitive) to tighten
  2. (transitive) to stretch out
  3. (intransitive, ~ vers) to tend (to infinity)
  4. (intransitive, ~ vers) to strive (for)
  5. (reflexive) to become taut
ConjugationEdit

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Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French tendre.

AdjectiveEdit

tendre

  1. tender (soft, delicate)

DescendantsEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French tendre, from Latin tener, tenerum.

AdjectiveEdit

tendre m, f

  1. (Jersey) tender

Old FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin tener.

AdjectiveEdit

tendre m (oblique and nominative feminine singular tendre)

  1. tender (soft, delicate)

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin tendere, present active infinitive of tendō.

VerbEdit

tendre

  1. (transitive) to stretch
ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit