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genre

See also: Genre

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English Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia en

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French genre, from Latin genus (cognate with Ancient Greek γένος (génos)), from Proto-Indo-European *genes-. Compare gender.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /(d)ʒɒnɹə/, /(d)ʒɔːnɹə/
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NounEdit

genre (plural genres)

  1. A kind; a stylistic category or sort, especially of literature or other artworks.
    The still-life has been a popular genre in painting since the 17th century.
    The computer game Half-Life redefined the first-person shooter genre.

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DutchEdit

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nl

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French genre

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: gen‧re

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genre n (plural genres)

  1. kind, type, genre

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FinnishEdit

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genre

  1. genre

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin genus (genitive generis), cognate with Ancient Greek γένος (génos), from Proto-Indo-European *genes-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʒɑ̃ʁ/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: genres
  • Hyphenation: genre

NounEdit

genre m (plural genres)

  1. kind
    Le genre humain.
  2. style
    le genre dramatique.
  3. (grammar) gender
    Les mots français sont du genre masculin ou du genre féminin.
  4. (biology) genus
    Toute espèce vivante ou ayant vécu est rattachée à un genre, selon la nomenclature binominale introduite par Carl von Linné.
  5. look, type
    Il essaie de se donner un genre.
  6. (archaic, colloquial) the done thing

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genre

  1. (colloquial) like
    Je suis genre rarement enervé.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin genus (genitive generis), cognate with Ancient Greek γένος (génos), from Proto-Indo-European *genes-.

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genre m (plural genres)

  1. (grammar, etc.) gender

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French genre.

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genre c

  1. a genre

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