gen

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

gen

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

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly UK, informal) information
  2. (fandom slang) Fanfiction that does not specifically focus on romance or sex.
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Anagrams[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen (plural gens)

  1. alternative case form of Gen

Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ca

Noun[edit]

gen m (plural gens)

  1. gene

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen m

  1. gene

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen n (plural genen)

  1. gene

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Preposition[edit]

gen

  1. (obsolescent) in the direction of

External links[edit]

  • gen in Duden online

Haitian Creole[edit]

Verb[edit]

gen

  1. Contraction of genyen.

Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen

  1. rōmaji reading of げん
  2. rōmaji reading of ゲン

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

gen

  1. rafsi of gerna.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gen

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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 Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Noun[edit]

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

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Noun[edit]

gen n (definite singular genet, indefinite plural gen, definite plural gena)

gen m (definite singular genen, indefinite plural genar, definite plural genane)

  1. (biology) a gene

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ġēn

  1. still, yet
  2. again, further

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen n, f

  1. smile, laugh
  2. sport, levity
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen m

  1. fondness, liking, favour

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen f

  1. woman, girl
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Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen f

  1. sword

Mutation[edit]

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 Provençal[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gen m, f (plural gens)

  1. attractive; pleasing; nice; fair

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen m

  1. gene

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • gen” in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin genus.

Noun[edit]

gen n (plural genuri)

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

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen m (plural genes)

  1. gene

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen c

  1. gene

Declension[edit]

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English again

Adverb[edit]

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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Turkish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gen (comparative daha gen, superlative en gen)

  1. (obsolete) wide

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

gen (definite accusative geni, plural genler)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

From French gene.

Noun[edit]

gen (definite accusative geni, plural genler)

  1. (biology) gene
Declension[edit]

Vurës[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gen

  1. to eat

Welsh[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

gen

  1. first-person singular of gan
  2. second-person singular of gan