[NT → TN]
from Indo-European root ten (to stretch). Latin tendere is to stretch.
נטה N aD TaH means to extend or "stretch out" (Exodus10-12
- NT → TN).
The AHD did well with cognates like TEND , TENDER
(see ENDOW), TENDON, TENSE, TENTTENEMENT, TENET, TENDRIL, TENON,
TENORCognates include ABSTAIN, ATTENUATE, CONTAIN, CONTEND, CONTINUE,
DETAIN, DISTEND, ENTERTAIN, EXTENSION, INTEND, LIEUTENANT, MAINTAIN, OBTAIN,
OSTENSIBLE, PERTAIN, PRETEND, RETAIN, SITAR, SUSTAIN, TENABLE TENACIOUS,
TENANT, , TENUOUS, TENURE, and THIN. For a TN antonym: (...) T(S)AN(OOM)
means meager, shrunken). Another approach to the ten holding terms at TINE.