tene

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See also: tené, téne, and -tene

Kikuyu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 1 with a disyllabic stem, together with ndaka, and so on.

Noun[edit]

tene class 14

  1. past

Adverb[edit]

tene

  1. early, soon
    rũcinĩ tene - early in the morning[1]
    Ũka tene. - Come early.[1]

Derived terms[edit]

(Phrases)

(Proverbs)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “tene” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 440. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

tenē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of teneō

Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin tenēre, present active infinitive of teneō.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tene

  1. To have
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

téne

  1. you (singular, formal, after preposition)
Coordinate terms[edit]
Number Person Nominative Accusative Dative Reflexive Possessive Prepositional
singular first-person io (i') me mìo, mìa, mieje, meje me, méne
second-person, familiar tu te tùjo, tòja, tùoje, tòje te, téne
second-person, formal vuje ve vuósto, vósta, vuóste, vóste vuje
third-person, masculine ìsso 'o, 'u (lo, lu) 'i, 'e (li, le) se sùjo, sòja, sùoje, sòje ìsso
third-person, feminine éssa 'a (la) 'e (le) éssa
plural first-person nuje ce nuósto, nòsta, nuóste, nòste nuje
second-person, plural vuje ve vuósto, vòsta, vuóste, vòste vuje
third-person, masculine ìsse 'i, 'e (li, le) llòro se llòro (invariable) llòro
third-person, feminine llòro 'e (le)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þjóna, þéna.

Verb[edit]

tene (present tense tener, past tense tente, past participle tent, passive infinitive tenast, present participle tenande, imperative ten)

  1. to earn
    Om sumaren kan dei tene mykje pengar.
    During the summer, they can earn a lot of money.
  2. to serve
    Han tente landet sitt.
    He served his country.

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tene m

  1. Alternative spelling of teine

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tene thene tene
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tener.

Verb[edit]

tene

  1. to hold

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tene

  1. dative singular of ten

Wolof[edit]

Noun[edit]

tene (definite form tene mi)

  1. cheetah