γόνος

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵónh₁os (race). Cognates include Sanskrit जन (jána) and Old Persian 𐏀𐎴 (zana, man, tribe).

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Noun[edit]

γόνος (gónos) (genitive γόνου) m (and f for sense 1), second declension

  1. That which is begotten: child, grandchild, offspring
  2. fruit, product
  3. race, stock, descent
  4. procreation, begetting
  5. seed
  6. genitals

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