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British English: /ˈtɛnə/
American English: /ˈtɛnər/

Translation of tenor in German:


  • 1 (Music)
    (voice, singer, part) Tenor, der
  • 2
    (prevailing course) Verlauf, der
    the general tenor of his life
    seine allgemeine Lebensführung
  • 3
    (of argument, speech) Tenor, der
  • 4 (Law) (actual wording)
    Wortlaut, der
    Tenor, der [specialist]
    (exact copy)
    Abschrift, die
  • 5 (Music)
    (instrument with range like tenor) Tenor, der
    tenor saxophone/recorder
    (Tenorsaxophon das, -blockflöte die)

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