συγγενής

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From σῠν- ‎(sun-, with) +‎ the root of γίγνομαι ‎(gígnomai, to be born) +‎ -ής ‎(-ḗs, adjectival suffix).

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Adjective[edit]

συγγενής ‎(sungenḗsm, f ‎(neuter συγγενές); third declension

  1. born with, congenital, innate, natural, inborn
  2. of the same family, akin to, related
    1. (substantive) kinsman, relative
    2. (neuter substantive) relationship
    3. (figuratively) akin, of like kind
  3. (at the Persian court) a title bestowed by the king as a mark of honour

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek συγγενής ‎(sungenḗs, congenital”, “inborn).

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Adjective[edit]

συγγενής ‎(syngenísm ‎(feminine συγγενής, neuter συγγενές)

  1. related
  2. congenital

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Noun[edit]

συγγενής ‎(syngenísm, f ‎(plural συγγενείς)

  1. relative, relation
    μακρινός συγγενής   (distant relative)
    στενός συγγενής   (close relative)

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