- (nation) peuple (m)
B. n pl
- 2 (of a town) habitants (mpl); (of a country) peuple (m)
gens is masculine plural and never countable. When counting people, you must use personnes rather than gens: three people = trois personnes.— When used with gens, some adjectives such as vieux, bon, mauvais, petit, vilain placed before gens take the feminine form: les vieilles gens.