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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AbbreviationEdit

gen

  1. gender
  2. general, generally
  3. generation
  4. genitive
  5. genus

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

gen ‎(uncountable)

  1. (chiefly Britain, informal) information
  2. (fandom slang) Fanfiction that does not specifically focus on romance or sex.
SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

gen ‎(plural gens)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Gen

Etymology 3Edit

Shortened from generate

VerbEdit

gen ‎(third-person singular simple present gens, present participle genning, simple past and past participle genned)

  1. To generate using an automated process, especially a computer program.
    • 1991, Bruce H. Hunter & ‎Karen Bradford Hunter, UNIX Systems: Advanced Administration and Management Handbook:
      Defining the devices so that they will be genned during the sysgen and installation is the other half.
    • 1993, Debra R. Niedermiller-Chaffins & ‎Drew Heywood, Inside Novell NetWare, ISBN 1562052578, page 100:
      The older, genned files are difficult to keep up-to-date and are unsupported for some newer NICs.
    • 2010, Donald K. Burleson, Oracle Tuning: The Definitive Reference, ISBN 0979795192, page 1109:
      As the capacities of the large servers are exceeded, a new server is genned into the RAC cluster.
    • 2012, Robert Charles Wilson, Bios, ISBN 0575117478:
      The Turing factories on Isis's small moon had fallen short of productivity goals, though another two factory units had been genned.

Etymology 4Edit

Shortened from genetic engineering

VerbEdit

gen ‎(third-person singular simple present gens, present participle genning, simple past and past participle genned)

  1. (science fiction) To genetically engineer.
    • 2008, Bart Dahmer, Primal Screams, ISBN 0981540309, page 36:
      Samples could be taken from the original, and plans could be made, but genning could not be initiated until death had occurred.
    • 2011, Karen Sandler, Tankborn, ISBN 1600606628, page 28:
      Her nurturer ears, genned to be hyper-sensitive, had to be hurting from the noise.

CatalanEdit

 
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NounEdit

gen m ‎(plural gens)

  1. gene

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gen m

  1. gene

Related termsEdit

External linksEdit

  • gen in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • gen in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

NounEdit

gen n (singular definite genet, plural indefinite gener)

  1. (genetics) gene

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

gen

  1. imperative of genne

ReferencesEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gen n ‎(plural genen)

  1. gene

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

PrepositionEdit

gen

  1. (dated, literary, poetic) to; towards; in the direction of (a place)

External linksEdit

  • gen in Duden online

Haitian CreoleEdit

VerbEdit

gen

  1. Contraction of genyen.

JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

gen

  1. Romaji transcription of げん
  2. Romaji transcription of ゲン

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

gen

  1. rafsi of gerna.

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

gen

  1. Nonstandard spelling of gēn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of gén.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of gěn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of gèn.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

NounEdit

gen n ‎(definite singular genet, indefinite plural gen or gener, definite plural gena or genene)

gen m ‎(definite singular genen, indefinite plural gener, definite plural genene)

  1. (biology) a gene

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

NounEdit

gen m, n ‎(definite singular genen or genet, indefinite plural genar or gen, definite plural genane or gena)

  1. (biology) a gene

InflectionEdit

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Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ġēn

  1. still, yet
  2. again, further

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

gen n, f

  1. smile, laugh
  2. sport, levity
InflectionEdit

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Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

gen m

  1. fondness, liking, favour
InflectionEdit

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Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

gen f

  1. woman, girl
InflectionEdit

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See alsoEdit

Etymology 4Edit

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NounEdit

gen f

  1. sword
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
gen gen
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
ngen
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old ProvençalEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gen m ‎(feminine singular genta, masculine plural gens, feminine plural gentas)

  1. attractive; pleasing; nice; fair; pleasant
    • 12th century, Bernard de Ventadour(Wikisource)
      Lo gens tems de pascor
      The pleasant time of Easter

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PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gen m inan

  1. gene

DeclensionEdit

External linksEdit

  • gen in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin genus.

NounEdit

gen n ‎(plural genuri)

  1. gender
  2. type, sort, kind
  3. way, style, manner
  4. (biological category) genus, species, family

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

gen m ‎(plural genes)

  1. gene

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gen c

  1. gene

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of gen 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gen genen gener generna
Genitive gens genens geners genernas

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Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English again

AdverbEdit

gen

  1. again
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:21 (translation here):
      Orait God, Bikpela i mekim man i slip i dai tru. Na taim man i slip yet, God i kisim wanpela bun long banis bilong man na i pasim gen skin bilong dispela hap.
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TurkishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gen ‎(comparative daha gen, superlative en gen)

  1. (obsolete) wide

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

gen ‎(definite accusative geni, plural genler)

  1. (colloquial) A field that wasn't plowed for several years.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from French gene.

NounEdit

gen ‎(definite accusative geni, plural genler)

  1. (biology) gene
DeclensionEdit

VurësEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

gen

  1. to eat

WelshEdit