Last modified on 26 July 2014, at 22:25

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AbbreviationEdit

gen

  1. gender
  2. general, generally
  3. generation
  4. genitive
  5. genus

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

gen (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly UK, informal) information
  2. (fandom slang) Fanfiction that does not specifically focus on romance or sex.
SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

gen (plural gens)

  1. Alternative capitalization of Gen.

CatalanEdit

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:

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NounEdit

gen m (plural gens)

  1. gene

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gen m

  1. gene

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gen n (plural genen)

  1. gene

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

PrepositionEdit

gen

  1. (obsolescent) in the direction of

External linksEdit

  • gen in Duden online

Haitian CreoleEdit

VerbEdit

gen

  1. Contraction of genyen.

JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

gen

  1. rōmaji reading of げん
  2. rōmaji reading of ゲン

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

gen

  1. rafsi of gerna.

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

gen

  1. Nonstandard spelling of gēn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of gén.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of gěn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of gèn.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ġēn

  1. still, yet
  2. again, further

Old IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

gen n, f

  1. smile, laugh
  2. sport, levity
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

gen m

  1. fondness, liking, favour

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

gen f

  1. woman, girl
See alsoEdit

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

gen f

  1. sword

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
gen gen
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
ngen
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old ProvençalEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gen m, f (plural gens)

  1. attractive; pleasing; nice; fair

PolishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gen m

  1. gene

DeclensionEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin genus.

NounEdit

gen n (plural genuri)

  1. gender
  2. type, sort, kind
  3. way, style, manner
  4. (biological category) genus, species, family

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

gen m (plural genes)

  1. gene

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gen c

  1. gene

DeclensionEdit

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Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English again

AdverbEdit

gen

  1. again
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:21 (translation here):
      Orait God, Bikpela i mekim man i slip i dai tru. Na taim man i slip yet, God i kisim wanpela bun long banis bilong man na i pasim gen skin bilong dispela hap.


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TurkishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gen (comparative daha gen, superlative en gen)

  1. (obsolete) wide

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

gen (definite accusative geni, plural genler)

  1. (colloquial) A field that wasn't plowed for several years.

Etymology 2Edit

From French gene.

NounEdit

gen (definite accusative geni, plural genler)

  1. (biology) gene
DeclensionEdit

VurësEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

gen

  1. to eat