teni

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Chamicuro[edit]

Noun[edit]

teni

  1. breast

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin tenere; French tenir.

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Verb[edit]

teni (present tenas, past tenis, future tenos, conditional tenus, volitive tenu)

  1. to hold, to keep (hold on to)
    • 1932, L. L. Zamenhof (translator), Fabeloj de Andersen.
      “Mi faris eltrovon, la plej grandan de post jarcentoj!” li krias, “kaj de pli ol dudek jaroj oni min tenas ĉi tie enŝlositan!”
      “I made a discovery, the greatest in centuries!” he cries, “and they've kept me locked up here for more than twenty years!”
    • 1933, Vasilij Eroŝenko, El vivo de ĉukĉoj:
      En la manoj li tenas kaptoŝnuron.
      He's holding a lasso in his hands.

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

teni

  1. accusative singular of ten
  2. third-person singular simple present possessive form of ten