kent

kent

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɛnt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Etymology 1

Verb

kent

  1. simple past tense and past participle of ken

Etymology 2

Perhaps a variant of the verb cant.

Noun

kent (plural kents)

  1. (Scotland) A shepherd's staff.
  2. (Scotland) A pole or pike.

Verb

kent (third-person singular simple present kents, present participle kenting, simple past and past participle kented)

  1. (Scotland) To propel (a boat) using a pole.

Anagrams

  • tekn-

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Verb

kent

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of kennen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of kennen

Anagrams

  • nekt

Hungarian

Etymology

ken +‎ -t

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɛnt]

Verb

kent

  1. third-person singular indicative past indefinite of ken

Participle

kent

  1. past participle of ken

Declension


Middle Dutch

Verb

kent

  1. inflection of kennen:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person plural present indicative/subjunctive
    3. plural imperative

Scots

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [kɛnt], [kent]

Verb

kent

  1. simple past tense and past participle of ken

Adjective

kent (comparative mair kent, superlative maist kent)

  1. known

Derived terms

  • ert-kent

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [kɛnt]

Noun

kent (plural kents)

  1. shepherd's staff

Turkish

Etymology

From Ottoman Turkish كنت(kent, village, town, city), from Sogdian [script needed] (kand, city). Compare Old Turkic kend(kend, city, settlement). Possibly cognate with Northern Kurdish gund (village).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /cɛnt/

Noun

kent (definite accusative kenti, plural kentler)

  1. (countable) city

Declension

Synonyms

  • şehir

Derived terms

See also

  • köy
  • kasaba

References


Weri

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɛnt/

Noun

kent

  1. wind

References

  • Maurice Boxwell, Weri Organised Phonology Data (1992), p. 2

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