Complete Definition of "cent"

see|Cent
English
wikipedia

Etymology
Borrowed from Old French cent, “hundred”, from Latin centum, from Proto-Indo-European *(d)ḱm̥tóm.

Pronunciation
{| border1 cellpadding5
| w:AHD|AHD || sĕnt
|-
| w:IPA|IPA || /sɛnt/
|-
| w:SAMPA|SAMPA || /sEnt/
|}
audio|en-us-cent.ogg|Audio (US)

Homophones
scent, sent

Noun
wikipedia|Cent (currency)
en-noun

  1. A subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the main unit of currency in many countries, including the United States. Symbol: ¢.
  2. A subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the euro.
  3. A coin having face value of one cent (in either of the above senses).
  4. music A hundredth of a half step.

Synonyms
(of a dollar): dollarcent
(of a euro): eurocent
(coin): (Canada, US) penny

Translations

trans-top|subunit of currency in US and elsewhere
Arabic: ARchar|سنت|سنْت (sant, sint) m
Chinese: 分 (fēn)
Croatian: t-|hr|cent|m
Dutch: t+|nl|cent|m
Finnish: t+|fi|sentti
French: t+|fr|cent|m, t+|fr|centime|m
German: t-|de|Cent|m
Greek, Modern: σεντ
Hebrew: סנט|סֶנְט (sent') m
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Hungarian: t-|hu|penny
Italian: t-|it|centesimo|m
Japanese: t-|ja|セント|trsento|scJpan
Korean: 센트 (senteu)
Lithuanian: t+|lt|centas|m|xs=Lithuanian
Portuguese: t+|pt|centavo|m
Russian: цент (tsent) m
Spanish: t-|es|centavo|m, t-|es|céntimo|m
Swedish: t+|sv|cent|c
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<!--Do not merge with "dollarcent" translation table above, as translations differ in some langauges-->
trans-top|one-hundredth of a euro
Croatian: t-|hr|cent|m
Finnish: t+|fi|sentti
French: centime m<!--as was formerly used for 1/100 of a franc-->
trans-mid
Greek, Modern: λεπτό n
trans-bottom

trans-top|coin
Finnish: t+|fi|sentti
trans-mid
French: (of dollar) (pièce d'un) cent m; (of euro) (pièce d'un) centime m
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checktrans-top
ttbc|Maori: hēneti
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Related terms
centennial
centi-
centipede
centurion
century

See also
dollar
euro
per cent
two cents

Category:English homophones


Breton

Numeral
cent

  1. cardinal|lang=br (one or a) hundred

Croatian

Noun
hr-noun|g=m|centi

  1. #English|cent (of a dollar or euro)

Declension
hr-decl-noun-a-in


Dutch

Pronunciation
{| border1 cellpadding5
| w:IPA|IPA || /sɛnt/
|-
| w:SAMPA|SAMPA || /sEnt/
|}
audio|en-us-cent.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
cent m (plural: centen, diminutive: centje)

  1. cent (one-hundredth of a euro)

Derived terms
eurocent
dollarcent
centiem


Esperanto

Numeral
cent

  1. cardinal|lang=eo hundred.

#: En 1999, la gazeto eldonis retrospektivon de la pasintaj cent jaroj.
#: In 1999, the newspaper published a retrospective of the last hundred years.

Universala Vortaro

Category:Esperanto BRO1


French

Etymology
Old French cent, "hundred", from Latin centum, from Proto-Indo-European *(d)ḱm̥tóm. Formal cognates include Sanskrit शतं, (śataṃ) शतम् (śatam), Old Church Slavonic съто (sŭto), and Old English hund.

Pronunciation
{| border1 cellpadding5
| w:IPA|IPA || /sã(t)/
|-
| w:SAMPA|SAMPA || /sA_O~(t)/
|}
audio|en-us-cent.ogg|Audio (US)

Homophones
sang#French|sang, sans, sens (from sentir)

Cardinal numeral
cent m (plural cents)

  1. (one or a) hundred

Noun
cent m (plural cents)

  1. cent (one-hundredth of a dollar or of a euro)

Derived terms
centaine
centenaire
centésimal
centième
centigrade
centime#French|centime

Related terms
centi-#French|centi-

Category:fr:Cardinal numbers

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