Gentile

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See also: gentile, gentilé, and ĝentile

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French gentil (gentile), from Latin gentīlis (of or belonging to the same people or nation), from gēns (clan; tribe; people, family) + adjective suffix -īlis (-ile).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɛntaɪl/
  • Hyphenation: gen‧tile

Noun[edit]

Gentile (plural Gentiles)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of gentile (a non-Jewish person).
  2. (Mormonism) A non-Mormon person (including Jews).

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