Latin

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Etymology

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From gigno (bear, beget, engender) +‎ -a (suffix forming agent nouns). Compare the variant -genus.

Suffix

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-gena (genitive -genae); first-declension suffix (masculine and neuter forms identical to feminine forms)

  1. born from, sprung from

Declension

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First-declension adjective (masculine and neuter forms identical to feminine forms).

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative -gena -genae -gena
Genitive -genae -genārum
Dative -genīs
Accusative -genam -gena -genās -gena
Ablative -genā -genīs
Vocative -gena -genae -gena

Derived terms

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