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NounEdit

terne (uncountable)

  1. An alloy coating made of lead and tin (or, more recently, zinc and tin) and used to cover steel.

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French, from Old French terne (dull, dim), from *Frankish tarni (hidden, obscure), from Proto-Germanic *darnijaz (concealed, masked, veiled), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰer- (to hold, hold tight, support). Cognate with Old High German tarni (hidden), Old English dyrne, dierne (hidden, secret, obscure, concealed). More at English dern.

AdjectiveEdit

terne (plural ternes)

  1. dull; colourless; drab
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Latin ternas.

NounEdit

terne m (plural ternes)

  1. (obsolete) trinity, gathering of three people
  2. (backgammon, dice games) double-three
  3. (bingo) three in a row

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þerna

NounEdit

terne f or m (definite singular terna or ternen, indefinite plural terner, definite plural ternene)

  1. a tern (seabird of family Sternidae)

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þerna. Akin to English tern.

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NounEdit

terne f (definite singular terna, indefinite plural terner, definite plural ternene)

  1. a tern (seabird of family Sternidae)

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VerbEdit

terne

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of ternar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of ternar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of ternar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of ternar.