teren

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See also: téren and terén

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

teren

  1. genitive indefinite of te

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch tēren (to destroy, to use (up)), from Old Dutch *terien, from Proto-Germanic *tarjaną, related to *teraną (to tear, rip apart). Cognate with German zehren. Also related with English tear (to rip).

Verb[edit]

teren

  1. (intransitive) to eat or drink what is necessary to survive
  2. (intransitive) to live, survive by consumption
  3. (intransitive, archaic) to rot, to decompose, to waste away
  4. (intransitive, archaic) to be digested
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of teren (weak)
infinitive teren
past singular teerde
past participle geteerd
infinitive teren
gerund teren n
present tense past tense
1st person singular teer teerde
2nd person sing. (jij) teert teerde
2nd person sing. (u) teert teerde
2nd person sing. (gij) teert teerde
3rd person singular teert teerde
plural teren teerden
subjunctive sing.1 tere teerde
subjunctive plur.1 teren teerden
imperative sing. teer
imperative plur.1 teert
participles terend geteerd
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch teren, terren. Equivalent to teer +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

teren

  1. (transitive) to tar
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of teren (weak)
infinitive teren
past singular teerde
past participle geteerd
infinitive teren
gerund teren n
present tense past tense
1st person singular teer teerde
2nd person sing. (jij) teert teerde
2nd person sing. (u) teert teerde
2nd person sing. (gij) teert teerde
3rd person singular teert teerde
plural teren teerden
subjunctive sing.1 tere teerde
subjunctive plur.1 teren teerden
imperative sing. teer
imperative plur.1 teert
participles terend geteerd
1) Archaic.
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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin terrēnum. Cf. Italian terreno.

Noun[edit]

teren m (plural terens)

  1. terrain, ground, land, country

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

teren

  1. third-person plural personal infinitive of ter

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *terien, from Proto-Germanic *tarjaną, related to *teraną (to tear, rip apart).

Verb[edit]

tēren

  1. to consume, to use up
  2. to eat
  3. to digest

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: teren
  • Limburgish: taere

Further reading[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English teran, from Proto-West Germanic *teran, from Proto-Germanic *teraną.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛːrən/, /ˈtɛːrn/

Verb[edit]

teren (third-person singular simple present tereth, present participle terynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative tar, past participle torn)

  1. To tear; to split apart or off (often by ripping):
    1. To tear off a body part (often by hand).
    2. To pull out hair (or another body part).
  2. To ruin; to devastate:
    1. To damage or destroy garments or hair.
    2. To demolish a building; to raze or level.
    3. (usually in the past participle) To make tattered or worn; to overuse.
  3. To puncture or impale; to make a hole.
  4. To lash; to strike skin with a whip.
  5. (rare) To forcibly move or remove.

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Weak forms occasionally appear in this verb, possibly from a Class 1 weak Old English *teran (distinct from attested strong teran).

Descendants[edit]
References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From tere (tear) +‎ -en (infinitival suffix).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

teren (third-person singular simple present tereth, present participle terynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle tered) (rare)

  1. To cry; to produce tears.

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]
References[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From tere (tear) +‎ -en (plural suffix).

Noun[edit]

teren (rare)

  1. plural of tere (tear)

Nauruan[edit]

Noun[edit]

teren

  1. neck, throat

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French terrain, from Old French terrain, terrein, from Vulgar Latin *terranum, from Latin terrēnum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛ.rɛn/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

teren m inan

  1. terrain (area)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • teren in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French terrain, from Vulgar Latin *terranum, from Latin terrenum.

Noun[edit]

teren n (plural terenuri)

  1. pitch (the field on which cricket, soccer, rugby or field hockey is played)
  2. terrain, plot of land, ground, field, soil

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French terrain.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /těreːn/
  • Hyphenation: te‧ren

Noun[edit]

tèrēn m (Cyrillic spelling тѐре̄н)

  1. terrain

Declension[edit]