tento

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See also: tentó and tentò

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ten +‎ to.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tento

  1. this

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tento in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • tento in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • tento in Internetová jazyková příručka

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tenti +‎ -o.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tento (accusative singular tenton, plural tentoj, accusative plural tentojn)

  1. temptation

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese tento (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), a back formation from tentar from Latin temptāre (to test, to touch). Cognate with Portuguese tento and Spanish tiento.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtento̝/, /ˈtɛnto̝/

Noun[edit]

tento m (plural tentos)

  1. steady hand
    Tras o accidente perdín o tento.After the accident I've lost my steady hand.
  2. (usually in the plural) tact (the sense of touch)
    Synonym: sira
  3. finesse; tact (careful consideration in dealing with others to avoid giving offense)
    Synonyms: delicadeza, tacto, tino
  4. try, attempt
    Synonyms: intento, tentativa
  5. fingertip
    Synonym: papo

References[edit]

  • tento” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • tento” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • tento” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • tento” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • tento” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tento

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tentare

References[edit]

  1. ^ tento in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Anagrams[edit]

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tentus, the perfect passive participle of tendō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tentō (present infinitive tentāre, perfect active tentāvī, supine tentātum); first conjugation

  1. I handle, touch.
  2. I try, test.

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of tentō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tentō tentās tentat tentāmus tentātis tentant
imperfect tentābam tentābās tentābat tentābāmus tentābātis tentābant
future tentābō tentābis tentābit tentābimus tentābitis tentābunt
perfect tentāvī tentāvistī,
tentāstī1
tentāvit,
tentāt1
tentāvimus,
tentāmus1
tentāvistis,
tentāstis1
tentāvērunt,
tentāvēre,
tentārunt1
pluperfect tentāveram,
tentāram1
tentāverās,
tentārās1
tentāverat,
tentārat1
tentāverāmus,
tentārāmus1
tentāverātis,
tentārātis1
tentāverant,
tentārant1
future perfect tentāverō,
tentārō1
tentāveris,
tentāris1
tentāverit,
tentārit1
tentāverimus,
tentārimus1
tentāveritis,
tentāritis1
tentāverint,
tentārint1
passive present tentor tentāris,
tentāre
tentātur tentāmur tentāminī tentantur
imperfect tentābar tentābāris,
tentābāre
tentābātur tentābāmur tentābāminī tentābantur
future tentābor tentāberis,
tentābere
tentābitur tentābimur tentābiminī tentābuntur
perfect tentātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect tentātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect tentātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tentem tentēs tentet tentēmus tentētis tentent
imperfect tentārem tentārēs tentāret tentārēmus tentārētis tentārent
perfect tentāverim,
tentārim1
tentāverīs,
tentārīs1
tentāverit,
tentārit1
tentāverīmus,
tentārīmus1
tentāverītis,
tentārītis1
tentāverint,
tentārint1
pluperfect tentāvissem,
tentāssem1
tentāvissēs,
tentāssēs1
tentāvisset,
tentāsset1
tentāvissēmus,
tentāssēmus1
tentāvissētis,
tentāssētis1
tentāvissent,
tentāssent1
passive present tenter tentēris,
tentēre
tentētur tentēmur tentēminī tententur
imperfect tentārer tentārēris,
tentārēre
tentārētur tentārēmur tentārēminī tentārentur
perfect tentātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect tentātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tentā tentāte
future tentātō tentātō tentātōte tentantō
passive present tentāre tentāminī
future tentātor tentātor tentantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives tentāre tentāvisse,
tentāsse1
tentātūrum esse tentārī tentātum esse tentātum īrī
participles tentāns tentātūrus tentātus tentandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
tentandī tentandō tentandum tentandō tentātum tentātū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: tentuar
  • French: tenter
  • Galician: tentar
  • Portuguese: tentar
  • Spanish: tentar

References[edit]

  • tento”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tento”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tento in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be attacked by disease: morbo tentari or corripi
    • to try one's luck: fortunam tentare, experiri
    • to try to divine a person's disposition: animos tentare (Cluent. 63. 176)
    • to force a way, a passage: iter tentare per vim (cf. sect. II. 3)

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -ẽtu
  • Hyphenation: ten‧to

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tentum, past passive participle of teneō.

Noun[edit]

tento m (plural tentos)

  1. attention, cautiousness, prudence, care
    Synonyms: cautela, cuidado, atenção, prudência, tino

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tento

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tentar

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian attento

Adjective[edit]

tento (feminine singular tenta, masculine plural tenti, feminine plural tente)

  1. careful, attentive
    Synonym: atento