lente

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Dutch[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lente f ‎(plural lentes, diminutive lentetje n)

  1. spring: the season between winter and summer

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

lente f ‎(plural lentes)

  1. (zoology) nit

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected forms.

Adjective[edit]

lente

  1. feminine singular of lent

External links[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lēns ‎(lentil), lentem.

Noun[edit]

lente f ‎(plural lentes)

  1. lens

Related terms[edit]


Ido[edit]

Adverb[edit]

lente

  1. slowly

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
Derived terms[edit]

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lentus ‎(slow) +‎ .

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

lentē (comparative lentius, superlative lentissimē)

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

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lente f (5th declension)

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

Declension[edit]


Norman[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lente

  1. feminine singular of lent

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lēns ‎(lentil), lentem.

Noun[edit]

lente f (plural lentes)

  1. (optics) lens (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it)
  2. lens (device which focuses or defocuses electron beams)
  3. (by extension, figuratively) lens (a way of looking, literally or figuratively, at something)

Quotations[edit]

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

Related terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lēns ‎(lentil), lentem.

Noun[edit]

lente m, f ‎(plural lentes)

  1. lens

Related terms[edit]