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Dutch

Etymology

Contraction of te + the old feminine singular dative definite article der.

Preposition

ter

  1. for, for the (followed by a feminine singular noun, e.g., one ending in -ing).
    Stichting ter Bevordering van de Duiksport — Foundation for the Advancement of Scubadiving
  2. in the
    De Katholieke Universiteit Leuven is de oudste universiteit van de Nederlanden en tevens de oudste nog bestaande katholieke universiteit ter wereld. — The Catholic University of Leuven is the oldest university of the Low Countries and also the oldest still existing catholic university in the world.

Usage notes

  • Like ten, "ter" occurs mostly in fixed idiomatic expressions, although with words on -ing, -te, -heid etc. that are feminine, it enjoys a limited productivity:
  1. ter wikifiëring -- intended to be wikified.

Expressions

ter ere van

  • in honor of
    Het eerste Oktoberfest werd in 1810 gehouden ter ere van de bruiloft van kroonprins Lodewijk van Beieren en prinses Theresia van Saksen-Hildburghausen.[1] — The first Oktoberfest was held in 1810 in honor of the wedding of crown prince Louis IV of Bavaria and princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

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Galician

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:gl:Template:lang:la derivations]] tenēre (to hold, to have), present active infinitive of teneō (I hold, I have)

Verb

ter (first-person sg present teño, first-person sg preterite tiven, past participle tido)
  1. to hold, have
  2. to possess
  3. first-person singular personal infinitive of ter.
  4. third-person singular personal infinitive of ter.

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Latin

Adverb

ter

  1. thrice

Portuguese

Verb

ter

  1. to have, to possess
    "Eu tenho uma bela casa!" - I have a beautifull house.
  2. (que + dependent clause) must, have to.
    "Eu tenho que ir à firma!" - I must go to the office.

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Turkish

Noun

ter

  1. sweat

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