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See also: tentó, tentò, ten to, and ten-to

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tento

  1. this

DeclensionEdit

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EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

tento (accusative singular tenton, plural tentoj, accusative plural tentojn)

  1. temptation

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese tento (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), a back formation from tentar from Latin temptāre (to test, to touch). Cognate with Portuguese tento and Spanish tiento.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtento̝/, /ˈtɛnto̝/

NounEdit

tento m (plural tentos)

  1. steady hand
    Tras o accidente perdín o tento.After the accident I've lost my steady hand.
  2. (usually in the plural) tact (the sense of touch)
    Synonym: sira
  3. finesse; tact (careful consideration in dealing with others to avoid giving offense)
    Synonyms: delicadeza, tacto, tino
  4. try, attempt
    Synonyms: intento, tentativa
  5. fingertip
    Synonym: papo

ReferencesEdit

  • tento” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • tento” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • tento” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • tento” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • tento” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tento

  1. first-person singular indicative present of tentare

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the perfect passive participle of tendō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tentō (present infinitive tentāre, perfect active tentāvī, supine tentātum); first conjugation

  1. I handle, touch.
  2. I try, test.

ConjugationEdit

   Conjugation of tentō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tentō tentās tentat tentāmus tentātis tentant
imperfect tentābam tentābās tentābat tentābāmus tentābātis tentābant
future tentābō tentābis tentābit tentābimus tentābitis tentābunt
perfect tentāvī tentāvistī, tentāstī1 tentāvit tentāvimus tentāvistis, tentāstis1 tentāvērunt, tentāvēre
pluperfect tentāveram tentāverās tentāverat tentāverāmus tentāverātis tentāverant
future perfect tentāverō tentāveris tentāverit tentāverimus tentāveritis tentāverint
passive present tentor tentāris, tentāre tentātur tentāmur tentāminī tentantur
imperfect tentābar tentābāris, tentābāre tentābātur tentābāmur tentābāminī tentābantur
future tentābor tentāberis, tentābere tentābitur tentābimur tentābiminī tentābuntur
perfect tentātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect tentātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect tentātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tentem tentēs tentet tentēmus tentētis tentent
imperfect tentārem tentārēs tentāret tentārēmus tentārētis tentārent
perfect tentāverim tentāverīs tentāverit tentāverīmus tentāverītis tentāverint
pluperfect tentāvissem, tentāssem1 tentāvissēs, tentāssēs1 tentāvisset, tentāsset1 tentāvissēmus, tentāssēmus1 tentāvissētis, tentāssētis1 tentāvissent, tentāssent1
passive present tenter tentēris, tentēre tentētur tentēmur tentēminī tententur
imperfect tentārer tentārēris, tentārēre tentārētur tentārēmur tentārēminī tentārentur
perfect tentātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect tentātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tentā tentāte
future tentātō tentātō tentātōte tentantō
passive present tentāre tentāminī
future tentātor tentātor tentantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives tentāre tentāvisse, tentāsse1 tentātūrus esse tentārī tentātus esse tentātum īrī
participles tentāns tentātūrus tentātus tentandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
tentāre tentandī tentandō tentandum tentātum tentātū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • tento in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tento in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tento in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be attacked by disease: morbo tentari or corripi
    • to try one's luck: fortunam tentare, experiri
    • to try to divine a person's disposition: animos tentare (Cluent. 63. 176)
    • to force a way, a passage: iter tentare per vim (cf. sect. II. 3)

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

tento

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of tentar

NounEdit

tento m (plural tentos)

  1. attention, cautiousness, prudence, care

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VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Italian attento

AdjectiveEdit

tento m (feminine singular tenta, masculine plural tenti, feminine plural tente)

  1. careful, attentive

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