See also: téren and terén

BasqueEdit

NounEdit

teren

  1. genitive indefinite of te

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch tēren (to destroy, to use (up)), from Old Dutch *terien, from Proto-Germanic *tarjaną, related to *teraną (to tear, rip apart). 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


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

tere (on the ground) +‎ -n

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

teren

  1. to the ground, onto the ground
    • 1907, Kabe, chapter 21, in La Faraono, part 1, Hachette, translation of Faraon by Bolesław Prus:
      La popolo, en festaj vestoj, kun branĉetoj en la manoj, formis spaliron kaj kriis, kantis aŭ falis teren antaŭ la kronprinco.
      The people, in festive clothes and with twigs in their hands, formed a row and shouted, sang, or fell to the ground in front of the crown prince.

FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin terrēnum. Cf. Italian terreno.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

teren m (plural terens)

  1. terrain, ground, land, country

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GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

teren

  1. third-person plural personal infinitive of ter

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *terien, from Proto-Germanic *tarjaną, related to *teraną (to tear, rip apart).

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


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Old English teran, from Proto-West Germanic *teran, from Proto-Germanic *teraną.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛːrən/, /ˈtɛːrn/

VerbEdit

teren (third-person singular simple present tereth, present participle terynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative tar, past participle torn)

  1. To tear; to split apart or off (often by ripping):
    1. To tear off a body part (often by hand).
    2. To pull out hair (or another body part).
  2. To ruin; to devastate:
    1. To damage or destroy garments or hair.
    2. To demolish a building; to raze or level.
    3. (usually in the past participle) To make tattered or worn; to overuse.
  3. To puncture or impale; to make a hole.
  4. To lash; to strike skin with a whip.
  5. (rare) To forcibly move or remove.
Usage notesEdit

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

ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

teren (third-person singular simple present tereth, present participle terende, terynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle tered) (rare)

  1. To cry; to produce tears.
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 3Edit

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

NounEdit

teren (rare)

  1. plural of teer (tear)

NauruanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

teren

  1. neck, throat

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French terrain, from Old French terrain, terrein, from Vulgar Latin *terranum, from Latin terrēnum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛ.rɛn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛrɛn
  • Syllabification: te‧ren

NounEdit

teren m inan

  1. terrain (area)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

adjective
noun

Further readingEdit

  • teren in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • teren in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French terrain, from Vulgar Latin *terrānum, from Latin terrēnum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

teren n (plural terenuri)

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

DeclensionEdit

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Further readingEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French terrain.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

tèrēn m (Cyrillic spelling тѐре̄н)

  1. terrain

DeclensionEdit