tendens

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Tendenz or from French tendance ‎(tendency), from Medieval Latin tendentia, from Latin tendere ‎(stretch, extend).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɛndɛns/, [tˢɛnˈd̥ɛnˀs] or IPA(key): /tendɛns/, [tˢenˈd̥ɛnˀs]

Noun[edit]

tendens c (singular definite tendensen, plural indefinite tendenser)

  1. tendency
  2. trend
  3. inclination; bias

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ten‧dens

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin tendere / tendō.

Noun[edit]

tendens f, m ‎(plural tendensen, diminutive tendensje n)

  1. tendency, inclination

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of tendō.

Participle[edit]

tendēns m, f, n ‎(genitive tendentis); third declension

  1. extending
  2. proceeding
  3. striving for
  4. pitching (a tent)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative tendēns tendentēs tendentia
genitive tendentis tendentium
dative tendentī tendentibus
accusative tendentem tendēns tendentēs tendentia
ablative tendentī tendentibus
vocative tendēns tendentēs tendentia

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

tendens m ‎(definite singular tendensen, indefinite plural tendenser, definite plural tendensene)

  1. a tendency

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

tendens m ‎(definite singular tendensen, indefinite plural tendensar, definite plural tendensane)

  1. a tendency

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tendens c

  1. a tendency, a trend

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tendens 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tendens tendensen tendenser tendenserna
Genitive tendens tendensens tendensers tendensernas

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