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English

  • Western (Arabic) numeral: ten, 10
  • Chinese numeral: ,
  • Roman symbol: X

Etymology

Old English tīen, from Proto-Germanic *tehun, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t. Cognate with German zehn, Dutch tien, Swedish tio; and with Sanskrit दश, Ancient Greek δέκα, Latin decem, Irish deich, Croatian deset.

Pronunciation

Cardinal number

ten

  1. The cardinal number occurring after nine and before eleven, represented in Roman numerals as X, in Arabic numerals as 10, and in the hexadecimal system (base 16) as A. Ordinal: tenth.

ISO prefix: deka-, (more commonly used form) deca-

Translations

Noun

Singular
ten

Plural
s

ten (s)
  1. (uncountable) The number following nine.
  2. (countable) (Cards) The card between the nine and jack in a given suit.
  3. (countable) A monetary denomination worth ten units.
  4. (countable) (US) (slang) A superb specimen.
  5. (countable) (Jamaican) (slang) A beautiful woman.

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Czech

Pronoun

ten m. (demonstrative nominative singular masculine animate)

  1. the; this; that

Declension

  • Nominative singular masculine inanimate: ten
  • Nominative singular feminine: ta
  • Nominative singular neuter: to
  • Nominative plural masculine animate: ti
  • Nominative plural masculine inanimate: ty
  • Nominative plural feminine: ty
  • Nominative plural neuter: ta

Dutch

Pronunciation

Etymology

A contraction of te + the old masculine plural or neuter singular dative definite article den.

Preposition

ten

  1. to the, at the
    ten goede of ten kwade — «For better or for worse»
    ten delepartly
    ten allen tijde — at all times
    ten tijde van — during the time of

Usage notes

"ten" is part of many fossilized idiomatic expressions.
"ten" is commonly used in Dutch family names such as Corrie ten Boom, Bernhard ten Brink, Marti ten Kate, and Simeon ten Holt.

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Derived terms


Galician

Verb

ten

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

Japanese

Noun

ten (hiragana てん)

  1. : store, shop, establishment
  2. : ceremony, celebration, law code
  3. : heaven, sky
  4. : spot, mark, point, dot

Lithuanian

Adverb

ten

  1. there

Polish

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ten m.

  1. (demonstrative) this (nearby)

Declension

Masculine Feminine Neuter Masc. personal pl. Other pl.
nominative ten ta to ci te
genitive tego tej tego tych tych
dative temu tej temu tym tym
accusative tego/ten to tych te
instrumental tym tym tymi tymi
locative tym tej tym tych tych

Spanish

Verb

ten (infinitive: tener)

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

Turkish

Noun

ten

  1. skin

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