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 (uncountable, 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)

Derived terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *terh₁- (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), Russian тереть (teretʹ, to rub).

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