advent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adventus (arrival, approach)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæd.vɛnt/, /ˈæd.vənt/
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Noun[edit]

advent (plural advents)

  1. Coming; coming to; approach; arrival.
    • Young
      Death's dreadful advent
    • 1853, Herman Melville, "Bartleby, the Scrivener," in Billy Budd, Sailor and Other Stories, New York: Penguin, 1968; reprinted 1995 as Bartleby, ISBN 0146000129, p. 3:
      At the period just preceding the advent of Bartleby, I had two persons as copyists in my employment, and a promising lad as an office-boy.
    • 2012, Christoper Zara, Tortured Artists: From Picasso and Monroe to Warhol and Winehouse, the Twisted Secrets of the World's Most Creative Minds, part 1, chapter 2, page 51–52:
      Berlin's six-decade career began before the advent of radio and ended during the height of Beatlemania.
  2. (religion, Christianity, always capitalized) See Advent.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adventus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /advɛnt/, [ˈaðˌvɛnˀd̥]

Noun[edit]

advent c (singular definite adventen, plural indefinite adventer)

  1. Advent (the period from Advent Sunday to Christmas)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adventus.

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advent m (definite singular adventen, indefinite plural adventer, definite plural adventene)

  1. Advent (period before Christmas)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adventus.

Noun[edit]

advent f (definite singular adventa, indefinite plural adventer, definite plural adventene)

  1. Advent (period before Christmas)

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Old Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

advent m

  1. advent

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adventus (coming to), perfect passive participle form of verb advenīre (come to).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ǎdʋent/
  • Hyphenation: ad‧vent

Noun[edit]

àdvent m (Cyrillic spelling а̀двент)

  1. (Christianity) Advent (period or season of the Christian church year between Advent Sunday and Christmas)

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  • advent” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

advent n

  1. Advent

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