tenso

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See also: tensó and tensō

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

tenso

  1. Rōmaji transcription of てんそ

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

tēnsō

  1. dative masculine singular of tēnsus
  2. dative neuter singular of tēnsus
  3. ablative masculine singular of tēnsus
  4. ablative neuter singular of tēnsus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tēnsus. Compare teso.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tenso m (feminine singular tensa, masculine plural tensos, feminine plural tensas, comparable)

  1. tense (showing stress or strain)
    Este ambiente está te deixando tenso.
    This environment is making you tense.
  2. (slang) difficult; complicated
    Eu acho tensa essa matéria na escola.
    I find this subject at school to be complicated.
  3. (slang) derisively different; weird
    O estilo dos punks é bem tenso.Punk people's style is quite weird.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:tenso.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tensus. Compare tieso.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtenso/, [ˈt̪ẽnso]

Adjective[edit]

tenso (feminine singular tensa, masculine plural tensos, feminine plural tensas)

  1. tense, strained, taut, tensed
  2. uptight, tense, stressed, edgy, fraught

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Verb[edit]

tenso

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of tensar.