ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

tenero m (plural teneri)

  1. tender part, soft part
  2. love

AnagramsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tenerō

  1. dative masculine singular of tener
  2. dative neuter singular of tener
  3. ablative masculine singular of tener
  4. ablative neuter singular of tener