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gentile

pertaining to non-Jewish people, especially a Christian
Not to be confused with:
genteel – belonging to polite society; well-bred or refined; polite; elegant: She has the genteel demeanor of a woman of breeding.
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gen·tile

 (jĕn′tīl′)
n. often Gentile
1. A person who is not Jewish.
2. Archaic A pagan or heathen.
3. Mormon Church A non-Mormon.
adj.
1. often Gentile Of or relating to a gentile.
2. Of or relating to a gens, tribe, or people.

[Middle English gentil, from Late Latin gentīlis, pagan, from Latin, of the same clan; see gentle.]
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gentile

(ˈdʒɛntaɪl)
adj
1. (Grammar) denoting an adjective or proper noun used to designate a place or the inhabitants of a place, as Spanish and Spaniard
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) of or relating to a tribe or people
[C14: from Late Latin gentīlis, from Latin: one belonging to the same tribe or family; see gens]

Gentile

(ˈdʒɛntaɪl)
n
1. (Judaism) a person who is not a Jew
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a Christian, as contrasted with a Jew
3. (Protestantism) a person who is not a member of one's own church: used esp by Mormons
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a heathen or pagan
adj
5. (Judaism) of or relating to a race or religion that is not Jewish
6. (Christian Churches, other) Christian, as contrasted with Jewish
7. (Protestantism) not being a member of one's own church: used esp by Mormons
8. (Other Non-Christian Religions) pagan or heathen

Gentile

(Italian dʒenˈtiːle)
n
(Biography) Giovanni (dʒoˈvanni). 1875–1944, Italian Idealist philosopher and Fascist politician: minister of education (1922–24)
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gen•tile

(ˈdʒɛn taɪl)

adj. (sometimes cap.)
1. of or pertaining to any people not Jewish.
2. Christian, as distinguished from Jewish.
3. not Mormon.
4. heathen or pagan.
5. of or pertaining to a tribe, clan, nation, etc.
n.
6. a person who is not Jewish, esp. a Christian.
7. (among Mormons) a person who is not a Mormon.
8. a heathen or pagan.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin gentīlis of or belonging to a gens, native =gent-, s. of gēns gens + -īlis -ile2]
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gentile

A non-Jewish person.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gentile - a person who does not acknowledge your godgentile - a person who does not acknowledge your god
nonreligious person - a person who does not manifest devotion to a deity
paynim - a heathen; a person who is not a Christian (especially a Muslim)
idol worshiper, idolater, idoliser, idolizer - a person who worships idols
2.gentile - a person who is not a member of one's own religion; used in this sense by Mormons and Hindus
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
3.gentile - a Christian as contrasted with a Jew
Christian - a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
shegetz - an offensive term for non-Jewish young man; "why does she like all those shkotzim?"
4.gentile - a Christian; "Christians refer to themselves as gentiles"
Christian - a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
Adj.1.gentile - belonging to or characteristic of non-Jewish peoples
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Translations
غَيْر عِبْراني، مِن الأمَم
kdo není Židpohan
ikke-jødeikke-jødisk
nem zsidó
sem er ekki gyîingur
nežydas
neebrejs
Nežidnežidovský
Yahudi olmayan kimse

Gentile

[ˈdʒentaɪl]
A. ADJno judío; (= pagan) → gentil
B. Nno judío/a m/f; (= pagan) → gentil mf
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Gentile

gentile [ˈdʒɛntaɪl]
ngentil(e) m/f
adjgentil
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Gentile

nNichtjude m, → Nichtjüdin f
adjnichtjüdisch, nicht jüdisch
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Gentile

[ˈdʒɛntaɪl] n & adjgentile (m/f) >; (non-Jewish) → non ebreo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

gentile

(ˈdʒentail) noun, adjective
(also with capital. especially in the Bible) (of) anyone who is not a Jew.
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References in periodicals archive ?
According to Frankel edition, in his medical laws Maimonides uses three different terms: goy, oved avoda zara and nochri. The term goy means gentile (not necessarily an idolater) and the two other means an idolater.
Even Judaism which permitted charging interest on loans from Nochri (foreigners) maintained that it was unlawful to charge interest from brothers in religion.