EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French -gène, from the Ancient Greek -γενής (-genḗs).

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-gen

  1. A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.

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GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

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-gen n

  1. used to make diminutives (especially in the 18th century)

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Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek -γενής (-genḗs, producer of)

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-gen

  1. A producer of something
  2. producing something
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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

-gen

  1. Rōmaji transcription of げん

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French -gène, from Ancient Greek -γενής (-genḗs)

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-gen

  1. forming adjectives

-gen n

  1. forming nouns

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French -gène, from Ancient Greek -γενής (-genḗs)

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-gen

  1. forming adjectives

-gen n

  1. forming nouns

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TurkishEdit

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-gen

  1. having sides

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