συγγενής

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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From σῠν- ‎(sun-, with) +‎ the root of γίγνομαι ‎(gígnomai, to be born) +‎ -ής ‎(-ḗs, adjectival suffix).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

συγγενής ‎(sungenḗsm, f ‎(neuter συγγενές); third declension

  1. born with, congenital, innate, natural, inborn
  2. of the same family, akin to, related
    1. (substantive) kinsman, relative
    2. (neuter substantive) relationship
    3. (figuratively) akin, of like kind
  3. (at the Persian court) a title bestowed by the king as a mark of honour

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • LSJ 8th edition

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek συγγενής ‎(sungenḗs, congenital”, “inborn).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

συγγενής ‎(syngenísm, feminine: συγγενής (syngenís), neuter: συγγενές (syngenés)

  1. related
  2. congenital

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NounEdit

συγγενής ‎(syngenísm, f ‎(plural συγγενείς)

  1. relative, relation
    μακρινός συγγενής   (distant relative)
    στενός συγγενής   (close relative)

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