γένυς

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵénu-, *ǵénus ‎(chin, jaw). Cognates include Sanskrit हनु ‎(hánu), Latin gena, Old Armenian ծնաւտ ‎(cnawt, jaw), Persian چانه ‎(čâne), Tocharian A śanwem, Lithuanian žandas, Welsh gen, and Old English ċinn (English chin).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

γένῡς, γένῠς ‎(génūs, génusf ‎(genitive γένῠος); third declension

  1. jaw
  2. mouth
  3. edge of an axe

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