genti

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See also: gênti and genți

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

genti f pl

  1. plural of gente

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

gentī

  1. dative singular of gēns

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gentīlis, from gēns (Roman clan), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒɑ̃ti/ (Jersey)
  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒɑ̃ti/ (Sark)

Adjective[edit]

genti m

  1. (Jersey) nice

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gentēs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

genti pl

  1. Gentiles (non-Jews)
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 5c3
      ɔ·ríctar huili genti ꝉ drécht caich ceníuil
      till all the Gentiles are saved, or a portion of every nation
  2. heathens, pagans

Declension[edit]

Masculine i-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative gentiH
Vocative gentiH
Accusative gentiH
Genitive genteN
Dative gentib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: ginte

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
genti genti
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
ngenti
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

genti f (plural gentis)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of gente, representing Brazil Portuguese.