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EtymologyEdit

From French sergent, from Middle French sergent, from Old French sergeant, sergent, serjant, sergient or sergant ‎(sergeant, servant), from Medieval Latin serviēns, servientem ‎(a servant, a vassal, a soldier or an apparitor), from Latin serviēns ‎(serving), present participle of serviō, servīre ‎(to serve or to be a slave to), from servus ‎(a slave, a serf or a servant), perhaps from Etruscan; compare Etruscan proper names 𐌔𐌄𐌓𐌅𐌉 ‎(Servi) or 𐌔𐌄𐌓𐌅𐌄 ‎(Serve)[1]; from Proto-Italic *serwo, from Proto-Indo-European *serwoh₂.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sargento m f (plural sargentos)

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  1. sergeant

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ serve” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish sargente, from Middle French sergent, from Old French sergeant, sergent, serjant, sergient or sergant ‎(sergeant, servant), from Medieval Latin serviēns, servientem ‎(a servant, a vassal, a soldier or an apparitor), from Latin serviēns ‎(serving), present participle of serviō, servīre ‎(to serve or to be a slave to), from servus ‎(a slave, a serf or a servant), perhaps from Etruscan; compare Etruscan proper names 𐌔𐌄𐌓𐌅𐌉 ‎(Servi) or 𐌔𐌄𐌓𐌅𐌄 ‎(Serve)[1]; from Proto-Italic *serwo, from Proto-Indo-European *serwoh₂.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sargento m, f ‎(plural sargentos)

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  1. sergeant

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ serve” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).
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