Complete Definition of "talent"

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Etymology
Latin talentum, "sum of money", Greek ÏάλανÏοÏ, "balance", "weight", "sum". The figurative meanings 2. and 3. come from Matt. XXV 14-30.

Noun
talent

  1. a unit of weight and money used in ancient times in Greece, the Roman Empire, and the Middle East.
  2. a marked ability or skill.

#:He has the talent of touching his nose with his tongue.

  1. the potential or factual ability to perform a skill better than most people.

#:She has a talent to sing.
#:Also used jocularly, as: He has a talent for getting into trouble.

  1. slang attractive man or woman.

Translations
trans-top|unit of weight and money
Czech: #Czech|talent m
German: Talent n
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Slovene: talent m
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trans-top|marked ability or skill
Arabic: ARchar|ÙÙÙبة unicode|(máuhiba) f
Chinese: æè½ (cáinéng)
Czech: talent
Dutch: talent
Finnish: kyky
French: talent m
Greek: ÏάλανÏο (tála[n]do) n, ÏαλένÏο (talé[n]do) n, ÏÏοÏÏν (prosón) n, ÏάÏιÏμα (khárizma) n, ÏÏοÏέÏημα (protérima) n, αÏεÏή (aretí) f
Hebrew: ×שר×× (kisharón) m
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Indonesian: bakat
Italian: talento m
Japanese: æè½ (ããã®ã, sainÅ)
Korean: ì¬ë¥ (jaeneung)
Malayalam: à´à´´à´¿à´µàµ (kazhivu)
Norwegian: talent m
Portuguese: talento m
Russian: ÑÐ°Ð»Ð°Ð½Ñ (talánt) m
Slovene: talent m
Spanish: talento m
Swedish: talang c
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trans-top|potential or factual ability to perform a skill better than most people
Czech: nadání n, #Czech|talent m
German: Talent n, Begabung f
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Slovene: talent m
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trans-top|to be checked
ttbc|Greek: ÏάλανÏο (tála[n]do) n (1); ÏάλανÏο (tála[n]do) n, ÏαλένÏο (talé[n]do) n, κλίÏη (klísi) f, αÏεÏή (aretí) f (3)
ttbc|Indonesian: bakat
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ttbc|Portuguese: talento m
ttbc|Swedish: talang c (3)
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Category:Greek derivations


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Noun
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  1. #English|Talent.

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