Gattung

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gatunge, from gaten (to come together, to fit), from Old High German (bi)gaton, from Proto-West Germanic *gadōn. Cognate with Dutch gading (satisfaction).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡatʊŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Gat‧tung

Noun[edit]

Gattung f (genitive Gattung, plural Gattungen)

  1. (biology, taxonomy) genus
  2. (grammar) voice, gender (of verbs)
  3. genre

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Descendants[edit]

  • Polish: gatunek
    • Belarusian: гату́нак (hatúnak)
    • Ukrainian: ґату́нок (gatúnok)

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