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EtymologyEdit

From Latin tenerum, accusative of tener, from Proto-Indo-European *ten- (to stretch, draw).

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AdjectiveEdit

tenero (feminine singular tenera, masculine plural teneri, feminine plural tenere)

  1. (also figuratively) tender, soft; delicate, kind
    Synonyms: morbido, molle, delicato, gentile, indulgente, tenue
    Antonym: duro
  2. cute

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NounEdit

tenero m (plural teneri)

  1. tender part, soft part
  2. love

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Further readingEdit

  • tenero in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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