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Actually, in Middle Ages French, "gentil" (female form = gentille) meant "noble, aristocratic". [noted -ed]
-- Miss Claire  9/15/2005
Actually, the word Gentil didn't mean "noble" in the Middle Age in France, it was the name given by the Jews and the first Christians to the Pagans.
-- lillinparadise  1/21/2007
Barbra Streisand played a young Jewish woman named Yentle in the movie of the same name.
-- breakofday  12/16/2005
The Barbra Streisand movie is actually based on a story by Isaac B. Singer with the same title.
-- lady murasaki  8/8/2007
Pronounced yehn-tul.
-- Miss Claire  7/30/2006

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