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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin genesis (generation, nativity), from Ancient Greek γένεσις (génesis, origin, source, beginning, nativity, generation, production, creation), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁tis (birth, production), from *ǵenh₁-. Related to Ancient Greek γίγνομαι (gígnomai, to be produced, become, be). Doublet of kind.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɛn.ə.sɪs/

NounEdit

genesis (plural geneses)

  1. The origin, start, or point at which something comes into being.
    Some point to the creation of Magna Carta as the genesis of English common law.

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NounEdit

genesis f (genitive genesis); third declension

  1. generation, creation, nativity
  2. birth

InflectionEdit

Third declension, alternative accusative singular in -im, alternative ablative singular in and accusative plural in -īs.

Case Singular Plural
nominative genesis genesēs
genitive genesis genesium
dative genesī genesibus
accusative genesem
genesim
genesēs
genesīs
ablative genese
genesī
genesibus
vocative genesis genesēs