tero

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See also: Tero and teró

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin terra (French terre, Spanish tierra)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtero/
  • Hyphenation: te‧ro

Noun[edit]

tero (accusative teron)

  1. (often capitalized) the planet Earth
    Ekologiistoj deziras konservi la naturajn rimedojn de la tero.
    Environmentalists desire to conserve the Earth's natural resources.
  2. the earth's surface
    • 1910, L. L. Zamenhof, Proverbaro Esperanta:
      Eĉ el sub la tero aperas la vero.
      Even from underground, the truth appears.
  3. solid ground, land (in contrast with the water)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ter- (to rub, rub by twisting, twist, turn). See also Scots thraw (to twist, turn, throw), Dutch draaien (to turn), Low German draien, dreien (to turn (in a lathe)), German drehen (to turn), Danish dreje (to turn), Swedish dreja (to turn), Albanian dredh (to turn, twist, tremble).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active terō, present infinitive terere, perfect active trīvī, supine trītum

  1. I rub or triturate
  2. I wear away or wear out
  3. I tread

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • tero in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tero m (plural teros)

  1. (Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay) teruteru