جنس

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See also: حنش

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Classical Syriac ܓܸܢܣܵܐ(gensā), which is in turn probably from Ancient Greek γένος (génos), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁os. Alternatively, but much less likely, from Latin genus from the same Indo-European etymon.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

جِنْس (jinsm (plural أَجْنَاس(ʾajnās))

  1. kind, sort, variety, species, class, genus
  2. category
  3. sex, gender (male or female)
  4. (grammar) gender
  5. race
  6. nation
  7. sexuality; sex
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun جِنْس(jins, kind, sort) and جِنْسِيَّة(jinsiyya, nationality).

Verb[edit]

جَنَّسَ (jannasa) II, non-past يُجَنِّسُ‎‎ (yujannisu)

  1. to make alike, to make similar
  2. to assimilate, to naturalize
  3. to class, to classify, to sort, to categorize
  4. to give nationality to
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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جِنْس(jins).

Noun[edit]

جنس (jens) (plural اجناس(ajnâs))

  1. kind
  2. genus
  3. genre
  4. (grammar) gender
  5. sex (female or male)
  6. goods

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