tendresse

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tendre +‎ -esse. Compare Occitan and Catalan tendresa, Italian tenerezza, Aromanian tinireatsã, Old Sicilian tinirizza, Romanian tinerețe, Spanish and Portuguese terneza.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɑ̃.dʁɛs/
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Noun[edit]

tendresse f (plural tendresses)

  1. tenderness, state of being tender

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