Türkische aussprache ädōlesınt
, sweet sixteen
Etymologie [ -s&nt ] (noun.) 15th century. First attested 1482, from Middle French adolescent, from Latin adolescentem, accusative form of adolescens, present participle of adolescere (“to become adult, grow up”), from ad- (“to”) + alescere (“to grow or become nourished”). The adjective first appeared in 1785.