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EtymologyEdit

Old French inhabitant, from Latin inhabitans, present participle of inhabito (to inhabit), from in- (in) + habitō (to dwell) (frequentative of habeō (to hold), from Proto-Indo-European *ghabh- (seize, take, hold, have).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈhæ.bɪ.tənt/
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  • Hyphenation: in‧hab‧i‧tant

NounEdit

 
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inhabitant (plural inhabitants)

  1. someone or thing who lives in a place

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AdjectiveEdit

inhabitant (not comparable)

  1. Resident.

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NounEdit

inhabitant m (oblique plural inhabitanz or inhabitantz, nominative singular inhabitanz or inhabitantz, nominative plural inhabitant)

  1. inhabitant

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