See also: tɛni and teñí

ChamicuroEdit

NounEdit

teni

  1. breast

CoraEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uto-Aztecan *tïni.

NounEdit

teni

  1. mouth

ReferencesEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin teneō, Italian tenere and French tenir.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [ˈteni]
  • Rhymes: -eni
  • Hyphenation: te‧ni

VerbEdit

teni (present tenas, past tenis, future tenos, conditional tenus, volitive tenu)

  1. to hold, to keep (hold on to)
    • 1932, L. L. Zamenhof (translator), Fabeloj de Andersen.
      “Mi faris eltrovon, la plej grandan de post jarcentoj!” li krias, “kaj de pli ol dudek jaroj oni min tenas ĉi tie enŝlositan!”
      “I made a discovery, the greatest in centuries!” he cries, “and they've kept me locked up here for more than twenty years!”
    • 1933, Vasilij Eroŝenko, El vivo de ĉukĉoj:
      En la manoj li tenas kaptoŝnuron.
      He's holding a lasso in his hands.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • alteniĝi (to adhere, cling, intransitive verb)
  • alteni (to hold on, cling (to), transitive verb)
  • antaŭteni (to present (to someone))
  • elteni (to endure)
  • enteni (to contain)
  • reteni (to retain)
  • tenilo (handle; haft)

TurkishEdit

NounEdit

teni

  1. accusative singular of ten
  2. third-person singular possessive of ten