lente

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch lente.

Noun[edit]

lente (plural lentes)

  1. spring, the season between winter and summer

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch lentin, lenten, from Old Dutch lentin, from Proto-Germanic *langatīnaz, compound of *langaz (long) + *tīnaz (day). Cognate with English Lent, German Lenz.

Noun[edit]

lente f (plural lentes, diminutive lentetje n)

  1. spring: the season between winter and summer

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *lenditem, from Latin lēns, lendem.

Noun[edit]

lente f (plural lentes)

  1. (zoology) nit

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Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected forms.

Adjective[edit]

lente

  1. feminine singular of lent

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lēns (lentil), lentem.

Noun[edit]

lente f (plural lentes)

  1. lens

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lenta (slow) +‎ -e (adverb)

Adverb[edit]

lente

  1. slowly

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

lente

  1. lens

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inflected form of lento.

Adjective[edit]

lente fpl

  1. feminine plural of lento

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin lēns (lentil), lentem.

Noun[edit]

lente f (plural lenti)

  1. lens
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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lentus (slow) +‎ .

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Adverb[edit]

lentē (comparative lentius, superlative lentissimē)

  1. slowly
    Marcus ambulat lente ad arborem.
    Marcus walks slowly to the tree.

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lente f (5th declension)

  1. riband
  2. band
  3. fillet
  4. ribbon
  5. sweatband
  6. tape

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Norman[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lente

  1. feminine singular of lent

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Verb[edit]

lente

  1. simple past of lene

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Medieval Latin lentem (lens), from Latin lentem (lentil)

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Noun[edit]

lente f (plural lentes)

  1. (optics) lens (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it)
  2. (anatomy) lens (transparent crystalline structure in the eye)
    Synonyms: cristalino
  3. lens (device which focuses or defocuses electron beams)
  4. (figuratively) lens (a way of looking, literally or figuratively, at something)
  5. Clipping of lente de contato.

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:lente.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lēns (lentil), lentem.

Noun[edit]

lente m (plural lentes)

  1. lens

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