genre

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French genre (kind), from Latin genus (cognate with Ancient Greek γένος (génos)), from Proto-Indo-European *genes-. Compare gender.

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  • IPA(key): /(d)ʒɒnɹə/, /(d)ʒɔːnɹə/
  • (file)
    (file)

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genre (plural genres)

  1. A kind; a stylistic category or sort, especially of literature or other artworks.
    The still-life has been a popular genre in painting since the 17th century.
    The computer game Half-Life redefined the first-person shooter genre.

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French genre

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  • Hyphenation: gen‧re

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genre n (plural genres)

  1. kind, type, genre

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genre

  1. genre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin genus (genitive generis), cognate with Ancient Greek γένος (génos), from Proto-Indo-European *genes-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒɑ̃ʁ/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: genres
  • Hyphenation: genre

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genre m (plural genres)

  1. kind
    Le genre humain.
  2. style
    le genre dramatique.
  3. (grammar) gender
    Les mots français sont du genre masculin ou du genre féminin.
  4. (biology) genus
    Toute espèce vivante ou ayant vécu est rattachée à un genre, selon la nomenclature binominale introduite par Carl von Linné.
  5. look, type
    Il essaie de se donner un genre.
  6. (archaic, colloquial) the done thing

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin genus (genitive generis), cognate with Ancient Greek γένος (génos), from Proto-Indo-European *genes-.

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genre m (plural genres)

  1. (grammar, etc.) gender

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French genre.

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genre c

  1. a genre

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