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EtymologyEdit

From Latin adventus ‎(arrival, approach)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæd.vɛnt/, /ˈæd.vənt/
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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, page 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.
    • 2012, Christoper Zara, Tortured Artists: From Picasso and Monroe to Warhol and Winehouse, the Twisted Secrets of the World's Most Creative Minds, part 1, chapter 2, 51–52:
      Berlin's six-decade career began before the advent of radio and ended during the height of Beatlemania.
  2. (religion, Christianity, always capitalized) See Advent.

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CzechEdit

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advent m

  1. Advent (season before Christmas)

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  • advent in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • advent in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin adventus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /advɛnt/, [ˈaðˌvɛnˀd̥]

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advent c (singular definite adventen, plural indefinite adventer)

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

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Latin adventus.

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advent m ‎(definite singular adventen, indefinite plural adventer, definite plural adventene)

  1. Advent (period before Christmas)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Latin adventus.

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advent f ‎(definite singular adventa, indefinite plural adventer, definite plural adventene)

  1. Advent (period before Christmas)

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Old FrisianEdit

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advent m

  1. advent

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

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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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  • advent” in Hrvatski jezični portal

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advent n

  1. Advent

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