- geneology (common misspelling)
From Middle English genealogie, from Old French genealogie (Modern French généalogie), from Late Latin genealogia, from Ancient Greek γενεαλογία (genealogía), from γενεά (geneá, “generation, descent”) and -λογία (-logía, “study of”)
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌdʒiniˈɑlədʒi/, /ˌdʒiniˈælədʒi/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌdʒiːniˈælədʒi/, (sometimes proscribed) /ˌdʒiːniˈɒlədʒi/
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- Hyphenation: ge‧ne‧al‧o‧gy
- (countable) The descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or ancestors; lineage or pedigree.
- (countable) A record or table of such descent; a family tree.
- (uncountable) The study, and formal recording of such descents.
descent of a person, family or group from ancestors
record or table of such descent
study and recording of descents
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