entender

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From en- +‎ tender.

Verb[edit]

entender (third-person singular simple present entenders, present participle entendering, simple past and past participle entendered)

  1. (obsolete) To make tender.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.35:
      And fearing lest the torments he felt, might in some sort entender his wifes heart [], he besought her to be pleased she might be caried into the next chamber, which was accordingly performed.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jeremy Taylor to this entry?)
  2. (transitive) To treat with tenderness.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Young to this entry?)

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō.

Verb[edit]

entender

  1. to understand

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entender (Latin spelling)

  1. to understand, hear

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese entender, from Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō.

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Verb[edit]

entender (first-person singular present indicative entendo, past participle entendido)

  1. to understand
  2. First-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of entender
  3. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) future subjunctive of entender
  4. First-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of entender
  5. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) personal infinitive of entender

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō.

Verb[edit]

entender (first-person singular present entiendo, first-person singular preterite entendí, past participle entendido)

  1. to understand
    No entiendo. — I don't understand.

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  • Rule: e becomes ie in stressed syllables.


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