gentil

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gentīlis, from gēns (Roman clan).

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Adjective[edit]

gentil m (feminine gentille, masculine plural gentils, feminine plural gentilles)

  1. kind, nice
  2. lovely

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Noun[edit]

gentil m (plural gentils)

  1. pagan, heretic
  2. gentile

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gentil m, f

  1. apocopic form of gentile

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gentīlis, from gēns (Roman clan).

Adjective[edit]

gentil m (feminine gentile or gentil)

  1. noble; courteous; courtly

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese gentil, from Latin gentīlis (belonging to the same family), from gēns (clan; tribe), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁-.

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Adjective[edit]

gentil m, f (plural gentis; comparable)

  1. gentle; amiable; kind
  2. elegant
  3. gentle; polite; respectful

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gentīlis, from gēns (Roman clan).

Adjective[edit]

gentil m, f (plural gentiles)

  1. kind, nice

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • /ɧaŋˈtiːl/

Adjective[edit]

gentil

  1. (somewhat archaic) elegant and generous; posh, stylish; generous
    Det var en utomordentligt gentil middagsbjudning.
    "That was a most elegant dinner party."