tenente

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Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tenente m (plural tenentes)

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Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /teˈnɛn.te/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnte
  • Hyphenation: te‧nèn‧te

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin tenentem, accusative singular of tenēns, present active participle of teneō (I hold, have, grasp).

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tenente (plural tenenti)

  1. tenacious
  2. resistant

Participle[edit]

tenente (plural tenenti)

  1. present participle of tenere

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of luogotenente.

Noun[edit]

tenente m (plural tenenti)

  1. lieutenant

References[edit]

  • tenente in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

tenente

  1. ablative masculine/feminine/neuter singular of tenēns

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tenens, tenentem, probably a borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tenente m (plural tenentes)

  1. (military, law enforcement) lieutenant (a low commissioned officer rank)

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tenente” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /teˈnente/, [t̪eˈnẽn̪.t̪e]
  • Hyphenation: te‧nen‧te

Noun[edit]

tenente m (plural tenentes)

  1. (historical) tenant-in-chief