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See also Jeans, and Jean's

English[]

Etymology[]

Shortening of jean fustian, itself from jean (from Middle English Gene 'Genoa [city state]', the -s was added influenced by the cognate Old French Jannes, (modern=) Gênes) + fustian 'strong cotton fabric' (from Middle English, from Old French fustaine, from medieval Latin fustaneum, probably from Latin fustis 'club; (medieval sense) tree trunk').

Pronunciation[]

  • enPR: jēnz, IPA: /dʒiːnz/, SAMPA: /dZi:nz/
  • Rhymes: -iːnz
  • Homophones: genes

Noun[]

jeans

  1. Plural form of jean.
  2. Template:Pluralonly A pair of trousers made from denim cotton
    Traditionally most jeans are dyed dark blue.

Derived terms[]

  • blue jeans
  • cream in one's jeans

Related terms[]

  • Genoese, Genovese

Translations[]

See also[]

  • WikiSaurus:trousers

Anagrams[]

  • aejns,
  • janes

Dutch[]

Alternative forms[]

  • jean (obsolete)

Etymology[]

From English jeans, see above

Noun[]

Jeans (plural jeans, no diminutive)

  1. A pair of jeans (denim trousers)
  2. Template:Extension Any denim garment
  3. (invariable) The cotton fabric denim

Synonyms[]

  • (trousers): jeansbroek m. and f., spijkerbroek m. and f.

Derived terms[]

  • jeanstint

Related terms[]

  • blue jeans
  • Genuees m. & adjective

Spanish[]

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Jeans m. (plural jeans)

Singular
Jeans m.

Plural
jeans m.

  1. jeans (trousers)

Usage notes[]

Spelling proscribed as an anglicism; the spelling yin or yines is preferred.[1]

References[]

  1. Diccionario panhispánico de dudas, vaquero

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