cent

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French cent, from Latin centum, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥tóm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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cent (plural cents or cent)

  1. (money) A subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the main unit of currency in many countries. Symbol: ¢.
  2. (informal) A small sum of money.
    He blew every last cent.
  3. (money) A subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the euro.
  4. (money) A coin having face value of one cent (in either of the above senses).
  5. (music) A hundredth of a half step.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Due to the differing plural formats used in European languages, it is common to use the word cent as a plural throughout the Eurozone.

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]

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Abbreviation[edit]

cent

  1. century

Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin centum, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥tóm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Standard)
  • (before a vowel) IPA(key): /'sent/
  • (before a consonant or a pause) IPA(key): /'sen/

Numeral[edit]

Catalan cardinal numbers
99 100 101
    Cardinal : cent
    Ordinal : centè
Catalan Wikipedia article on cent

cent

  1. (cardinal) hundred
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cent m (plural cents)

  1. hundred

Etymology 2[edit]

From English cent. These senses of the word cent in Catalan derive from the inversion of meaning that took place in English where it was used to indicate one hundredth.

Noun[edit]

cent m (plural cents)

  1. (music) cent (a hundredth of a half step)
  2. (money) cent (A subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the euro.)
Related terms[edit]
  • cèntim (A subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the base unit.)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cent (hundred), from Latin centum, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥tóm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cent m (plural centen, diminutive centje n)

  1. (money) cent, a subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the main unit of the Dutch guilder.
  2. (money) cent, a subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the euro.

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Esperanto[edit]

Esperanto cardinal numbers
99 100 101
    Cardinal : cent
    Ordinal : centa

Etymology[edit]

Latin centum

Number[edit]

cent

  1. (cardinal) hundred.
    • 1907, L. L. Zamenhof (tr.), La revizoro, Paris: Esperantista Centra Librejo, translation of Ревизор by Nikolaj Vasiljeviĉ Gogol, Acto kvara:
      Ĉu vi, Pjotr Ivanoviĉ, ne havas cent rublojn?
      Do you, Pjotr Ivanovich, not have one hundred rubles?

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cent, from Latin centum, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥tóm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

cent

  1. hundred

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cent m (plural cents)

  1. (money) cent (one-hundredth of a dollar or of a euro)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (money): sou (slang)

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin centum.

Numeral[edit]

cent

  1. (cardinal) hundred

Ido[edit]

Cardinal numeral[edit]

cent

  1. a/one hundred (100)

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cent m (invariable)

  1. cent (US coin)
  2. euro cent (European coin)

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin centum.

Noun[edit]

cent m (oblique plural cens, nominative singular cens, nominative plural cent)

  1. one hundred

Descendants[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin centum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cent m

  1. cent

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cȅnt m (Cyrillic spelling це̏нт)

  1. cent (hundredth of a dollar, euro, etc.)
  2. (music) cent (hundredth of a semitone)

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cent c

  1. cent; a subunit of currency

Declension[edit]

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