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English

Abbreviation

gens

  1. generations

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Noun

gens

  1. An extended Roman clan, whose members are related by birth or marriage.

Catalan

Adverb

gens

  1. a bit
  2. a few

French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] gens.

Pronunciation

Noun

gens m. pl.

  1. set of people
    Ces gens-là ont toujours été sympas avec moi.
    Je n’aime pas les gens qui se prennent pour le nombril du monde.

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Latin

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈgeːns/

Noun

gēns (genitive gentis); f, third declension

  1. Roman clan, related by birth or marriage and sharing a common name.
  2. tribe; people
  3. the chief gods

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative gēns gentēs
genitive gentis gentium
dative gentī gentibus
accusative gentem gentēs 1
ablative gente gentibus
vocative gēns gentēs
1 May also be gentīs.

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