γένος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *génos, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁os (race). Cognates include Latin gens, Latin genus, Sanskrit जनस् (jánas), Old Armenian ծին (cin) and English kin. Also see γίγνομαι (gígnomai, I am born).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

γένος (génosn (genitive γένεος or γένους); third declension

  1. offspring, descendant
  2. family, clan
  3. nation, race
  4. gender
    1. (grammar) grammatical gender
    2. sex
  5. any type or class

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also

DescendantsEdit

  • Aramaic: גניסא, גנסא
  • Greek: γένος (génos)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γένος. Also see γίγνομαι (gígnomai, I am born).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʝe̞no̞s/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: γέ‧νος

NounEdit

γένος (génosn (plural γένη)

  1. family
  2. nation
  3. (taxonomy, biology) genus
  4. (grammar) gender (masculine, feminine, etc)
  5. maiden name, née
    Η Ελένη Παπαδοπούλου, το γένος Μενεγάκη.I Eléni Papadopoúlou, to génos Menegáki.Eleni Papadopoulou, née Menegaki.

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