genro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 元老.

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Noun[edit]

genro (plural genros or genro)

  1. (historical) A body of elder statesmen of Japan, formerly used as informal advisors to the Emperor.
    • 2007: That last part was in line with the genro Prince Saionji's advice to the Emperor: advice which the Emperor ignored. — Clive James, Cultural Amnesia (Picador 2007, p. 814)

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Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

genro (plural genroj, accusative singular genron, accusative plural genrojn)

  1. (grammar) gender
  2. genus

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

genro (plural genri)

  1. gender

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese genrro (son-in-law), from Latin gener (son-in-law), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

genro m (plural genros, feminine nora, feminine plural noras)

  1. son-in-law