Genesis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γένεσις (génesis, creation, beginning, origin).

Proper noun[edit]

Genesis

  1. (religion) The first book in the Hebrew Bible.
    Synonym: (abbreviation) Gen.
  2. A female given name from Ancient Greek of American usage since the 1980s.
  3. (video games) A video game console, the Sega Genesis.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Genesis

  1. (biblical) Genesis

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch genesis, from Latin Genesis, from Ancient Greek γένεσις (génesis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣeː.nə.sɪs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ge‧ne‧sis

Proper noun[edit]

Genesis f

  1. Genesis (book of the Hebrew Bible)

German[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Genesis f (genitive Genesis, plural Genesen)

  1. genesis
    Synonym: Genese f

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Genesis f (proper noun, genitive Genesis)

  1. (religion) Genesis, the first book of the Bible.
    Synonym: erstes Buch Mose

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Latin Genesis, from Ancient Greek γένεσις (génesis), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁tis, from *ǵenh₁-. Doublet of geneza.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɛˈnɛ.zis/
  • Rhymes: -ɛzis
  • Syllabification: Ge‧ne‧sis

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Genesis f (indeclinable)

  1. Genesis (book of the Bible)
    Synonym: Księga Rodzaju

Further reading[edit]

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

Slovak[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Genesis

  1. (religion) Genesis, the first book of the Bible.

Swedish[edit]

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Genesis c (genitive Genesis)

  1. Genesis
    Synonyms: Första Moseboken, Första Mosebok