ten

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English[edit]

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English cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : ten
    Ordinal : tenth

Etymology[edit]

Ten disks

From Middle English ten, tene, from Old English tīen (ten), from Proto-Germanic *tehun (ten), from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t (ten). Cognate with Scots ten, tene (ten), West Frisian tsien (ten), Eastern Frisian tjoon (ten), North Frisian tiin (ten), Dutch tien (ten), German zehn (ten), Swedish tio (ten); and with Sanskrit दश (daśa), Ancient Greek δέκα (deka), Albanian dhjetë, Latin decem, Irish deich, Serbo-Croatian deset. See also teen.

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Numeral[edit]

ten

  1. (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 10; the number occurring after nine and before eleven, represented in Roman numerals as X, in Arabic numerals (and base ten) as 10, and in the hexadecimal system (base 16) as A.

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Noun[edit]

ten (countable and uncountable, plural tens)

  1. (uncountable) The number following nine.
  2. (countable) (Cards) The card between the nine and jack in a given suit.
  3. (countable) A monetary denomination worth ten units.
  4. (countable, US, slang) A superb specimen.
    1. (countable, slang) A beautiful or sexy person; a person whom one gives the highest possible rating on a 1-to-10 scale of attractiveness.

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Czech[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

ten m (demonstrative nominative singular masculine animate)

  1. the; this; that

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A contraction of te + den.

Contraction[edit]

ten

  1. to the, at the
    ten goede of ten kwade — «For better or for worse»
    ten delepartly
    ten tijde van — during the time of

Usage notes[edit]

"ten" is part of many fossilized idiomatic expressions.
"ten" is commonly used in Dutch family names such as Corrie ten Boom, Bernhard ten Brink, Marti ten Kate, and Simeon ten Holt.

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

ten

  1. third-person singular present indicative of ter
  2. second-person singular imperative of ter

Japanese[edit]

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ten

  1. rōmaji reading of てん
  2. rōmaji reading of テン

Lithuanian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ten

  1. there

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Rafsi[edit]

ten

  1. rafsi of tcena.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

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Determiner[edit]

ten (feminine ta, neuter to, dual tej, plural te)

  1. this

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tъ, from Proto-Indo-European *só

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Pronoun[edit]

ten m

  1. (demonstrative) this (nearby)

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Masculine Feminine Neuter Masc. personal pl. Other pl.
nominative ten ta to ci te
genitive tego tej tego tych tych
dative temu tej temu tym tym
accusative tego/ten to tych te
instrumental tym tym tymi tymi
locative tym tej tym tych tych

Spanish[edit]

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ten

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of tener.

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ten c

  1. a rod, a stick (of metal or wood)

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English ten.

Numeral[edit]

ten

  1. ten

Usage notes[edit]

Used when counting; see also tenpela.


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian تن (tan).

Noun[edit]

ten (definite accusative teni, plural tenler)

  1. skin
  2. body
  3. (dialectal) vulva of a cow

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