German edit

Alternative forms edit

  • Genus verbi (nonstandard since 1996, but still widely used)

Etymology edit

From Latin genus verbi (literally verb gender).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɡeːnʊs ˈvɛrbi/, (also) /ˌɡɛnʊs/
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Noun edit

Genus Verbi n (strong, genitive Genus Verbi, plural Genera Verbi or (less common) Genera Verborum)

  1. (grammar) voice (of a verb, e.g. active and passive)
    Synonyms: Verbalgenus, (in context) Genus, (may be distinguished) Diathese

Further reading edit