lent

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See also: Lent and -lent

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lent (countable and uncountable, plural lents)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Lent

Verb[edit]

lent

  1. simple past tense and past participle of lend

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin lentus. Compare the inherited Valencian dialect llenta (something that continues or does not stop); cf. also Spanish and Portuguese lento.

Adjective[edit]

lent (feminine lenta, masculine plural lents, feminine plural lentes)

  1. slow
    Antonym: ràpid
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin lēns, lēntis; first attested 1803[1].

Noun[edit]

lent f (plural lents)

  1. lens

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “lent” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French lent, from Latin lentus. Doublet of lento, taken from Italian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lent (feminine singular lente, masculine plural lents, feminine plural lentes)

  1. slow
    Antonym: rapide

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lentus.

Adjective[edit]

lent

  1. slow, sluggish

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Lexicalization of len (down, an obsolete form of lenn) +‎ -t (locative suffix), from le (down) +‎ -n (case suffix). First attested in 1791.[1]

Adverb[edit]

lent (comparative lejjebb or lentebb, superlative leglejjebb or leglentebb)

  1. Alternative form of lenn (below, down; downstairs)
    Antonyms: fent, fenn

Etymology 2[edit]

len (flax) +‎ -t (accusative suffix)

Noun[edit]

lent

  1. accusative singular of len

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN   (See also its second, revised, expanded edition published in 2021: →ISBN)

Further reading[edit]

  • lent , redirecting to lenn in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin lentus (slow, sluggish).

Adjective[edit]

lent m

  1. (Jersey) slow

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

lent

  1. past participle of lene

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French lent, from Latin lentus.

Adjective[edit]

lent m or n (feminine singular lentă, masculine plural lenți, feminine and neuter plural lente)

  1. slow

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lent

  1. absolute indefinite neuter form of len.

Veps[edit]

Noun[edit]

lent

  1. partitive singular of lem'