inhabitant

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old French inhabitant, from Latin inhabitans, present participle of inhabito (to inhabit), from in- (in) + habitō (to dwell) (frequentative of habeō (to hold), from Proto-Indo-European *ghabh- (seize, take, hold, have).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈhæ.bɪ.tənt/
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  • Hyphenation: in‧hab‧i‧tant

Noun[edit]

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inhabitant (plural inhabitants)

  1. someone or thing who lives in a place

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Adjective[edit]

inhabitant (not comparable)

  1. Resident.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

inhabitant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of inhabitō

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

inhabitant m (oblique plural inhabitanz or inhabitantz, nominative singular inhabitanz or inhabitantz, nominative plural inhabitant)

  1. inhabitant

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