gent

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From gentleman.

Noun[edit]

gent (plural gents)

  1. A gentleman.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French gent, ultimately from Latin genitum (born).

Adjective[edit]

gent (comparative more gent, superlative most gent)

  1. (obsolete) Noble; well-bred, courteous; graceful.
    • Chaucer
      A knight [who] was fair and gent.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.ix:
      He lou'd, as was his lot, a Ladie gent, / That him againe lou'd in the least degree [...].
  2. (obsolete) neat; pretty; elegant
    • Spenser
      Her body gent and small.

Catalan[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gent f (uncountable)

  1. people, folk

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin gentis, plural of gens.

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Noun[edit]

gent f (plural gents or gens)

  1. people, nation
  2. tribe

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin gens

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Noun[edit]

gent f (oblique plural genz, nominative singular gent, nominative plural genz)

  1. population; people
    la Franceise gent - the French people

Adjective[edit]

gent

  1. fair; beautiful

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gent

  1. absolute indefinite neuter form of gen.