servente

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Galician

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese servente (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin serviens, servientem. Doublet of sarxento, from French.

Cognate with Portuguese servente, Spanish sirviente.

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Noun

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servente m (plural serventes, feminine serventa, feminine plural serventas)

  1. servant
    • 1421, A. Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 255:
      eu Alonso da Cana, servente do Conçello da çidade de Santiago, outorgo e conosco que reçebi de vos Nuno Vinagre e Juan Raposo, procuradores do conçello da çidade de Santiago quatroçentos maravedis, branqua en tres dineiros, de meu selario do anno pasado de mill e quatroçentos e viinte annos
      I, Alonso da Cana, servant of the Council of the city of Santiago, grant and know that I received from you, Nuno Vinagre and Xoán Raposo, agents of the Council of the city of Santiago, four hundred maravedis, each white coin three denarii, of my salary of the last year of a thousand and four hundred and twenty
    Synonym: servidor

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References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “servente”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “servente”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • servente” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • servente” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /serˈvɛn.te/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnte
  • Hyphenation: ser‧vèn‧te

Etymology 1

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From the present participle of servire; possibly corresponds to Latin servientem. Cf. also serviente.

Noun

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servente m (plural serventi)

  1. server

Etymology 2

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Participle

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servente (plural serventi)

  1. present participle of servire

Portuguese

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin servientem. By surface analysis, servir +‎ -ente. Doublet of sargento.

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  • Hyphenation: ser‧ven‧te

Adjective

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servente m or f (plural serventes)

  1. servant

Noun

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servente m or f by sense (plural serventes)

  1. assistant, servant (one who is hired to perform regular, less important duties)
    Synonym: assistente
  2. person who runs errands (Is there an English equivalent to this definition?)
  3. (military) an officer's aide
  4. (military) component of the garrison of a light or heavy collective weapon (Is there an English equivalent to this definition?)
  5. unskilled construction worker who performs secondary tasks (Is there an English equivalent to this definition?)
  6. former low-ranking public service employee (Is there an English equivalent to this definition?)

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