genre

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See also: Genre and genré

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French genre (kind), from Latin genus, generem (cognate with Ancient Greek γένος (génos)), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁os. Doublet of gender, genus, and kin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /(d)ʒɑn.ɹə/
    • (file)
  • (UK) IPA(key): /(d)ʒɒn.ɹə/, /(d)ʒɔn.ɹə/
  • (nonstandard, francophonic) IPA(key): /d͡ʒɑnɚ/

Noun[edit]

genre (plural genres)

  1. A kind; a stylistic category or sort, especially of literature or other artworks.
    The still-life has been a popular genre in painting since the 17th century.
    The computer game Half-Life redefined the first-person shooter genre.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French genre (kind, style), from Latin genus (type, kind).

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genre c (singular definite genren, plural indefinite genrer)

  1. genre, a special type of literature, music or art with its own defining features

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French genre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʒɑn.rə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gen‧re

Noun[edit]

genre n (plural genres)

  1. kind, type, genre

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡenre/, [ˈɡe̞nre̞]
  • Rhymes: -enre
  • Syllabification: gen‧re

Noun[edit]

genre

  1. genre

Declension[edit]

Inflection of genre (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative genre genret
genitive genren genrejen
partitive genreä genrejä
illative genreen genreihin
singular plural
nominative genre genret
accusative nom. genre genret
gen. genren
genitive genren genrejen
genreinrare
partitive genreä genrejä
inessive genressä genreissä
elative genrestä genreistä
illative genreen genreihin
adessive genrellä genreillä
ablative genreltä genreiltä
allative genrelle genreille
essive genrenä genreinä
translative genreksi genreiksi
instructive genrein
abessive genrettä genreittä
comitative genreineen
Possessive forms of genre (type nalle)
possessor singular plural
1st person genreni genremme
2nd person genresi genrenne
3rd person genrensä

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin genus (compare stem of the genitive generis), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁os. Cognate with Ancient Greek γένος (génos).

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Noun[edit]

genre m (plural genres)

  1. kind
    Le genre humain.
  2. style
    Le genre dramatique.
  3. (grammar) gender (of nouns)
    Les mots français sont du genre masculin ou du genre féminin.
  4. (grammar) voice (of verbs)
    • 1742, Nova elementa seu rudimenta linguae latinae, page 52:
      Huit choses arrivent au Verbe : Le Genre, le Mœuf, le Tems, la Personne, le Nombre, la Conjugaison, la Figure, ou la forme. Il y a cinq Genres de Verbes Personnels: l'Actif, le Passif, le Neutre, le Déponent & le Commun.
  5. (biology) genus
    Toute espèce vivante ou ayant vécu est rattachée à un genre, selon la nomenclature binominale introduite par Carl von Linné.
  6. look, type
    Il essaie de se donner un genre.
  7. (archaic, colloquial) the done thing

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Particle[edit]

genre

  1. (colloquial) like
    Je suis genre rarement enervé.

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin genus, generis, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁os (compare Ancient Greek γένος (génos)).

Noun[edit]

genre m (plural genres)

  1. (grammar, etc.) gender

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French genre

Noun[edit]

genre m (definite singular genren, indefinite plural genrer, definite plural genrene)

  1. a genre

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French genre.

Noun[edit]

genre m (definite singular genren, indefinite plural genrar, definite plural genrane)

  1. a genre

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French genre.

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Noun[edit]

genre c

  1. a genre

Declension[edit]

Declension of genre 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative genre genren genrer genrerna
Genitive genres genrens genrers genrernas

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