teer

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

teer m, n (uncountable)

  1. tar

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

teer m (uncountable)

  1. tenderness

Adjective[edit]

teer (comparative teerder, superlative teerst)

  1. tender, delicate
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

teer

  1. first-person singular present indicative of teren
  2. imperative of teren

Etymology 4[edit]

Over time, teer was also used to refer to tuberculosis, analogously to English consumption.

Noun[edit]

teer m (uncountable)

  1. the act of digesting or being consumed
  2. tuberculosis

Etymology 5[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *trewą (tree, wood), from pre-Germanic *dréu̯om, thematic e-grade derivative of Proto-Indo-European *dóru (tree). Cognate with English tree.

Noun[edit]

teer m (plural teren, diminutive teertje n)

  1. tree
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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

teer

  1. Imperative singular of teeren.
  2. (colloquial)First-person singular present of teeren.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

teer

  1. indefinite plural of te