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advent

See also: Advent

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin adventus (coming to), perfect passive participle form of verb advenīre (come to).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæd.vɛnt/, /ˈæd.vənt/
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NounEdit

advent (plural advents)

  1. Coming; coming to; approach; arrival.
    • Young
      Death's dreadful advent
    • 1853, Herman Melville, "Bartleby, the Scrivener," in Billy Budd, Sailor and Other Stories, New York: Penguin, 1968; reprinted 1995 as Bartleby, ISBN 0146000129, p. 3:
      At the period just preceding the advent of Bartleby, I had two persons as copyists in my employment, and a promising lad as an office-boy.
  2. (religion, Christianity, always capitalized) See Advent.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin adventus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /advɛnt/, [ˈaðˌvɛnˀd̥]

NounEdit

advent c (singular definite adventen, plural indefinite adventer)

  1. Advent (the period from Advent Sunday to Christmas)

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NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin adventus.

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advent m (Bokmål), f (Nynorsk)

  1. Advent

Old FrisianEdit

NounEdit

advent m

  1. advent

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin adventus (coming to), perfect passive participle form of verb advenīre (come to).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ǎdʋent/
  • Hyphenation: ad‧vent

NounEdit

àdvent m (Cyrillic spelling а̀двент)

  1. (Christianity) Advent (period or season of the Christian church year between Advent Sunday and Christmas)

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ReferencesEdit

  • advent” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

advent n

  1. Advent

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