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Etymology

Old English ġeoguþ, from West Germanic *juwunþ-, from a Germanic base corresponding to young + -th. Cognate with Dutch jeugd, German Jugend.

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Noun

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Singular
youth

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s

youth (s)
  1. (uncountable) The quality or state of being young.
  2. (uncountable) The part of life following childhood; the period of existence preceding maturity or age; the whole early part of life, from childhood, or, sometimes, from infancy, to manhood.
  3. (countable) A young person
  4. (uncountable) (used in plural form) Young persons, collectively.

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