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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch tēren (to destroy, to use (up)), from Old Dutch *terien, from Proto-Germanic *tarjaną. Cognate with German zehren. Also related with English tear (to rip).

VerbEdit

teren

  1. (intransitive) to eat or drink what is necessary to survive
  2. (intransitive) to live, survive by consumption
  3. (intransitive, archaic) to rot, to decompose, to waste away
  4. (intransitive, archaic) to be digested
InflectionEdit
Inflection of teren (weak)
infinitive teren
past singular teerde
past participle geteerd
infinitive teren
gerund teren n
present tense past tense
1st person singular teer teerde
2nd person sing. (jij) teert teerde
2nd person sing. (u) teert teerde
2nd person sing. (gij) teert teerde
3rd person singular teert teerde
plural teren teerden
subjunctive sing.1 tere teerde
subjunctive plur.1 teren teerden
imperative sing. teer
imperative plur.1 teert
participles terend geteerd
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch teren, terren. Equivalent to teer +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

teren

  1. (transitive) to tar
InflectionEdit
Inflection of teren (weak)
infinitive teren
past singular teerde
past participle geteerd
infinitive teren
gerund teren n
present tense past tense
1st person singular teer teerde
2nd person sing. (jij) teert teerde
2nd person sing. (u) teert teerde
2nd person sing. (gij) teert teerde
3rd person singular teert teerde
plural teren teerden
subjunctive sing.1 tere teerde
subjunctive plur.1 teren teerden
imperative sing. teer
imperative plur.1 teert
participles terend geteerd
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin terrēnum. Cf. Italian terreno.

NounEdit

teren m (plural terens)

  1. terrain, ground, land, country

Related termsEdit


GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

teren

  1. third-person plural personal infinitive of ter

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *terien, from Proto-Germanic *tarjaną.

VerbEdit

tēren

  1. to consume, to use up
  2. to eat
  3. to digest

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: teren
  • Limburgish: taere

Further readingEdit

  • teren”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • teren (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English teran, from Proto-Germanic *teraną.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛːrən/, /ˈtɛːrn/

VerbEdit

teren

  1. To tear; to split apart or forcibly separate (often by ripping)
  2. To remove part of a creature's body (often with one's body parts).
  3. To ruin, damage, or destroy garments or hair; to make clothing unusable.
  4. To puncture or impale; to make a hole or indentation in something.
  5. To extract or pull off part of one's body (usually the hair).
  6. To lash; to strike one's skin with a whip or similar implement as to injure.
  7. To pull down or demolish a building; to raze or level.
  8. (usually in the past participle) To make tattered or worn; to overuse.
  9. (rare) To forcibly move or remove.

ConjugationEdit

Usage notesEdit

Weak forms occasionally appear in this verb, possibly from a Class 1 weak Old English *teran (different from attested strong teran).

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From tere (tear) +‎ -en (infinitival suffix).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

teren (rare)

  1. To cry; to be visibly upset by producing tears.

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From tere (tear) +‎ -en (plural suffix).

NounEdit

teren (rare)

  1. plural of tere (tear)

NauruanEdit

NounEdit

teren

  1. neck, throat

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛ.rɛn/
  • (file)

NounEdit

teren m inan

  1. terrain (area)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • teren in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French terrain, from Vulgar Latin *terranum, from Latin terrenum.

NounEdit

teren

  1. pitch (the field on which cricket, soccer, rugby or field hockey is played)
  2. terrain, plot of land, ground, field, soil

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French terrain.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /těreːn/
  • Hyphenation: te‧ren

NounEdit

tèrēn m (Cyrillic spelling тѐре̄н)

  1. terrain

DeclensionEdit