-gen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French -gène, from the Ancient Greek -γενής (-genḗs).

Suffix[edit]

-gen

  1. A producer of something, or an agent in the production of something.
    mutagen ― an agent that gives rise to mutations
    tormogen ― a cell that forms a socket

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Garo[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-gen (A·chik)

  1. future tense suffix

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-gen n

  1. used to make diminutives (especially in the 18th century)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek -γενής (-genḗs, producer of).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-gen

  1. A producer of something
  2. producing something
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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

-gen

  1. Rōmaji transcription of げん

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French -gène, from Ancient Greek -γενής (-genḗs)

Suffix[edit]

-gen

  1. forming adjectives

-gen n

  1. forming nouns

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French -gène, from Ancient Greek -γενής (-genḗs)

Suffix[edit]

-gen

  1. forming adjectives

-gen n

  1. forming nouns

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek -γενής (-genḗs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɛn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛn
  • Syllabification: gen

Suffix[edit]

-gen m inan

  1. -gen
    alergia + ‎-gen → ‎alergen

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Further reading[edit]

  • -gen in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • -gen in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γωνία (gōnía), possibly through French -gone.

Suffix[edit]

-gen

  1. having sides; -gon

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