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3 letters words from 'ten'

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2 letters words from 'ten'

EN 2ET 2
NE 2TE 2

All 3 letters words made out of ten

ten etn tne nte ent net

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Definitions and meaning of ten

ten

Etymology

From Middle English ten, tene, from Old English tīen, from Proto-Germanic *tehun, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥. Cognate with Scots ten, tene (ten), West Frisian tsien (ten), Saterland Frisian tjoon (ten), North Frisian tiin (ten), Dutch tien (ten), German zehn (ten), Norwegian ti (ten), Swedish tio (ten).

Non-Germanic cognates include Albanian dhjetë, Old Armenian տասն (tasn), Lithuanian dešimt, Old Church Slavonic десѧть (desętĭ), Old Breton dec, Old Irish deich, Ancient Greek δέκα (déka), Sanskrit दश (dásá), Old Persian *𐎭𐎰 (d-θ /daθa/), Latin decem, Tocharian A śäk.

See also teen.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) enPR: tĕn IPA(key): /tɛn/, [tʰɛn]
  • IPA(key): /tɪn/ (pinpen merger)
  • Rhymes: -ɛn, Rhymes: -ɪn (pinpen merger)
  • Homophone: tin (with pin-pen merger)

Numeral

ten

  1. The number occurring after nine and before eleven, represented in Arabic numerals (base ten) as 10 and in Roman numerals as X.

Related terms

  • tenth

Translations

See ten/translations § Numeral.

Noun

ten (countable and uncountable, plural tens)

  1. A set or group with ten elements.
    We divided the chocolates into tens to hand out to Hallowe'en visitors.
  2. (countable, card games) A card in a given suit with a value of ten.
  3. (countable) A denomination of currency, such as a banknote, with a value of ten units. See also tenner.
    Can you give me two tens for this twenty?
  4. (countable, US, slang) A perfect specimen, (particularly) a physically attractive person.
  5. (countable, US, slang) A high level of intensity. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  6. (countable, rowing) The act of rowing ten strokes flat out.
    • 1911, The Cambridge Review (volume 32, page 486)
      At the 1,000-metres post we gave a ten, which raised our lead to 1⅔ lengths; the Belgians were rowing hard, but one felt that they still had plenty of spurting power.
    • 1982, Stanley French, Aspects of Downing history (page 105)
      Morris gave a ten, and an unbelievable surge ran through the boat, one that I had never felt before.

Synonyms

  • Roman numerals: X
  • (currency): tenner

Coordinate terms

  • Previous: nine (9)
  • Next: eleven (11)

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

See also

  • (prefix): deca-, deka-
  • (adjective): decadal, decenary
  • (a set of 10 items): decimate, decimal; decaplet, decuplet (of babies, musical notes, or baryons)
  • (containing 10 items): decenary
  • (related to base-10 numeration): See decimal
  • (period of 10 months): decimestrial
  • (period of 10 years): See decade and decennium
  • (related to a 10-year period): See decadal and decennial
  • (10-year anniversary): See decennial
  • (rule by 10 people): See decemvirate
  • (commander of 10 soldiers): See decener
  • (chief of 10 men in early English law): See tithingman
  • (payment or collection of a 10% tax): See tithe


Anagrams

  • -ent, .NET, ENT, Net, ent, net

Bislama

Etymology

From English ten.

Numeral

ten

  1. ten

Cornish

Noun

ten

  1. Hard mutation of den.
  2. Mixed mutation of den.

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tъ, from Proto-Indo-European *só

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɛn]

Pronoun

ten m (demonstrative nominative singular masculine animate)

  1. the; this; that

Declension

Derived terms

  • tamten
  • tenhle
  • tentam
  • tento
  • tentýž
  • kdo dřív přijde, ten dřív mele

Further reading

  • ten in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • ten in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

Etymology

A contraction of te + den.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɛn/

Contraction

ten

  1. to the, at the (followed by a masculine or neuter word)

Usage notes

ten is part of many fossilized idiomatic expressions. Being derived in part from te, it is followed by the (similarly fossilized) dative case.
ten is commonly used in Dutch family names such as Corrie ten Boom, Bernhard ten Brink, Marti ten Kate, and Simeon ten Holt.

Derived terms

  • ten opzichte van

Related terms

  • ter

Anagrams

  • ent, net

Galician

Verb

ten

  1. third-person singular present indicative of ter
  2. second-person singular imperative of ter

Japanese

Romanization

  • Romanization of 天

ten

  1. Rōmaji transcription of てん
  2. Rōmaji transcription of テン

Kabuverdianu

Etymology

From Portuguese ter.

Verb

ten

  1. to have
  2. to possess

Lithuanian

Adverb

ten

  1. there

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tɛn]

Determiner

ten (feminine ta, neuter to, dual tej, plural te)

  1. this

Declension


Middle Dutch

Contraction

ten

  1. Contraction of te den.

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English tīen, in turn from Proto-Germanic *tehun, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥.

Alternative forms

  • tene, tenne, tien

Pronunciation

  • (Early ME) IPA(key): /teːn/
  • IPA(key): /tɛn/
  • Rhymes: -ɛn

Numeral

ten

  1. ten
Related terms
  • -tene
  • -ty
Descendants
  • English: ten
  • Scots: ten

Etymology 2

From Old Norse tennr, nominative indefinite plural of tǫnn (tooth).

Noun

ten

  1. plural of tothe

Old English

Alternative forms

  • tēne, tȳn, tīen

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /teːn/

Numeral

tēn

  1. (Mercian) ten

References

  1. A. L. Mayhew, M. A. Synopsis of Old English Phonology, 123

Pipil

Etymology

From Proto-Nahuan *teːn-, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *tïni. Compare Classical Nahuatl tēntli (lips).

Pronunciation

  • (standard) IPA(key): /teːŋ/
  • (Izalco) IPA(key): /teŋ/

Noun

-tēn (plural -tejtēn)

  1. mouth
  2. edge, brim
  3. opening

Derived terms

Relational

-tēn

  1. on the edge, outside

Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tъ, from Proto-Indo-European *só

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɛn/

Pronoun

ten m

  1. (demonstrative) this (nearby)

Declension

Note: In the accusative singular, the form tego is used for masculine personal and animate nouns, while ten is used for masculine inanimate nouns.

Further reading

  • ten in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Scots

Etymology

From Middle English ten, from Old English tīen, in turn from Proto-Germanic *tehun, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɛn/

Numeral

ten

  1. ten

References

  • Andy Eagle, ed., (2016) The Online Scots Dictionary, Scots Online.

Slovak

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tъ, from Proto-Indo-European *só

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɛn/

Pronoun

ten m

  1. (demonstrative) this (nearby)

Related terms

  • to

Further reading

  • ten in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ten/, [t̪ẽn]
  • Rhymes: -en

Verb

ten

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of tener.

Sranan Tongo

Etymology

From English time.

Noun

ten

  1. time

Swedish

Noun

ten c

  1. a rod, a stick (of metal or wood)

Declension

See also

  • tenn

Tiang

Noun

ten

  1. woman

Further reading

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English ten.

Numeral

ten

  1. ten

Usage notes

Used when counting; see also tenpela.


Turkish

Etymology

From Persian تن(tan).

Noun

ten (definite accusative teni, plural tenler)

  1. skin
  2. body
  3. (dialectal) vulva of a cow

Declension

References

  • ten”, in Türkiye'de halk ağzından derleme sözlüğü [Compilation Dictionary of Popular Speech in Turkey] (in Turkish), Ankara: Türk Dil Kurumu, 1963–1982

Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Old Norse tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʰɪːn/, /tʰɪːɳ/
    Rhymes: -ɪ́ːn

Noun

ten n

  1. tin (chemical element)
    joʈ båʈi teɳęɳ
    made out of tin

Source: wiktionary.org
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    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)