tendens

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Tendenz or from French tendance (tendency), from Medieval Latin tendentia, from Latin tendere (stretch, extend).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɛndɛns/, [tˢɛnˈd̥ɛnˀs] or IPA(key): /tendɛns/, [tˢenˈd̥ɛnˀs]

Noun[edit]

tendens c (singular definite tendensen, plural indefinite tendenser)

  1. tendency
  2. trend

Inflection[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: ten‧dens

Noun[edit]

tendens f, m (plural tendensen, diminutive tendensje n)

  1. tendency, inclination

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of tendō

Participle[edit]

tendēns m, f, n (genitive tendentis); third declension

  1. extending
  2. proceeding
  3. striving for
  4. pitching (a tent)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative tendēns tendēns tendentēs tendentia
genitive tendentis tendentis tendentium tendentium
dative tendentī tendentī tendentibus tendentibus
accusative tendentem tendēns tendentēs tendentia
ablative tendentī tendentī tendentibus tendentibus
vocative tendēns tendēns tendentēs tendentia

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

tendens m (definite singular tendensen, indefinite plural tendenser, definite plural tendensene)

  1. a tendency

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

tendens m (definite singular tendensen, indefinite plural tendensar, definite plural tendensane)

  1. a tendency

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tendens c

  1. a tendency, a trend

Declension[edit]

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