tenens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of teneō (to hold, have).

Participle[edit]

tenēns (genitive tenentis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. holding, having
  2. restraining
  3. knowing, grasping, understanding

Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative tenēns tenentēs tenentia
Genitive tenentis tenentium
Dative tenentī tenentibus
Accusative tenentem tenēns tenentēs
tenentīs
tenentia
Ablative tenente
tenentī1
tenentibus
Vocative tenēns tenentēs tenentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: tenza
  • Spanish: teniente

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tenens

  1. definite genitive singular of ten

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