tero

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See also: Tero and teró

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian terra and French terre, from Latin terra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtero/
  • Hyphenation: te‧ro
  • Rhymes: -ero
  • Audio:
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Noun[edit]

tero (uncountable, accusative teron)

  1. the earth's surface
    • 1910, L. L. Zamenhof, Proverbaro Esperanta:
      Eĉ el sub la tero aperas la vero.
      Even from underground, the truth appears.
  2. soil, ground (substance)
  3. solid ground, land (in contrast with the water)
  4. (often capitalized) the planet Earth
    Ekologiistoj deziras konservi la naturajn rimedojn de la tero.
    Environmentalists desire to conserve the Earth's natural resources.

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Esperanto teroFrench terreItalian terraSpanish tierra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tero (uncountable)

  1. earth

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *terh₁- (to rub, rub by twisting, twist, turn).

See also Scots thraw (to twist, turn, throw), Dutch draaien (to turn), Low German draien, dreien (to turn (in a lathe)), German drehen (to turn), Danish dreje (to turn), Swedish dreja (to turn), Albanian dredh (to turn, twist, tremble), Russian тереть (teretʹ, to rub).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

terō (present infinitive terere, perfect active trīvī, supine trītum); third conjugation

  1. I rub or triturate
  2. I wear away or wear out
  3. I tread

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of terō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present terō teris terit terimus teritis terunt
imperfect terēbam terēbās terēbat terēbāmus terēbātis terēbant
future teram terēs teret terēmus terētis terent
perfect trīvī trīvistī trīvit trīvimus trīvistis trīvērunt, trīvēre
pluperfect trīveram trīverās trīverat trīverāmus trīverātis trīverant
future perfect trīverō trīveris trīverit trīverimus trīveritis trīverint
passive present teror tereris, terere teritur terimur teriminī teruntur
imperfect terēbar terēbāris, terēbāre terēbātur terēbāmur terēbāminī terēbantur
future terar terēris, terēre terētur terēmur terēminī terentur
perfect trītus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect trītus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect trītus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present teram terās terat terāmus terātis terant
imperfect tererem tererēs tereret tererēmus tererētis tererent
perfect trīverim trīverīs trīverit trīverīmus trīverītis trīverint
pluperfect trīvissem trīvissēs trīvisset trīvissēmus trīvissētis trīvissent
passive present terar terāris, terāre terātur terāmur terāminī terantur
imperfect tererer tererēris, tererēre tererētur tererēmur tererēminī tererentur
perfect trītus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect trītus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tere terite
future teritō teritō teritōte teruntō
passive present terere teriminī
future teritor teritor teruntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives terere trīvisse trītūrum esse terī trītum esse trītum īrī
participles terēns trītūrus trītus terendus, terundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
terendī terendō terendum terendō trītum trītū

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈteɾo/, [ˈt̪eɾo]

Noun[edit]

tero m (plural teros)

  1. (Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay) teru-tero