jean

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Middle English Gene ("Genoa"), from the Old French Jannes. Bleu de Gênes (“Genovese blue”) was a blue dye made in Genoa used to tint the denim cloth produced in Nîmes (de Nîmes).

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Noun[edit]

jean (uncountable)

  1. Denim.

Adjective[edit]

jean (not comparable)

  1. Made of denim (as "jean jacket").

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English jean.

Noun[edit]

jean m (plural jeans)

  1. a pair of jeans

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ·dénai, prototonic form of do·gní.

Verb[edit]

  1. imperative of jannoo - do
  2. interrogative future form of jannoo - do