Complete Definition of "teen"

English

Pronunciation
tÄn, /tiËn/, /<tt>ti:n</tt>/
:Rhymes:English:-iËn|Rhymes: -iËn
audio|en-us-teen.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology 1
back-form|teenager

Noun
en-noun

  1. A teenager, a person between 13 and 19 years old.

Translations
See teenager.

Etymology 2
Old English tene, Anglo Saxon teóna reproach, wrong, from teón to accuse; akin to German zeihen, Gothic gateihan to tell, announce, Latin dicere to say. See token.

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete grief|Grief; sorrow; affliction; pain - w:Geoffrey Chaucer, w:Edmund Spenser

#*1866, Your soul forgot her joys, forgot/Her times of teen;/Yea, this life likewise will you not/Forget - Wikisource:Faustine|Faustine, w:Algernon Swinburne|Swinburne
#*1867, With public toil and private teen Thou sank'st alone. - A Southern Night, w:Matthew Arnold

Etymology 3
Anglo Saxon teónian, tnan, to slander, vex. See Etymology 2 above.

Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
teen

  1. obsolete To excite; to provoke; to vex; to afflict; to injure. - Piers Plowman

Etymology 4
See Tine to shut

Transitive verb
teen

  1. context|obsolete|provincial To hedge or fence in; to enclose. - Halliwell?

References
R:1913

Category:Age


Dutch

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /'teËn/

Noun
teen m (plural: tenen, diminutive: teentje, plural diminutive: teentjes

  1. toe

Category:Dutch nouns


Finnish

Etymology 1

Verb
teen

  1. fi-form of|tehdä|typeverb|prfirst-person|plsingular|moodindicative|tense=present|

#:*(minä|Minä) teen kakku|kakkuja.
#:I make cakes.
#:*Minä teen rikos|rikoksia.
#:
I commit crimes.

Etymology 2

Noun
teen

  1. fi-form of|tee|typenoun|casegenitive|pl=singular

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