genro

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See also: ĝenro

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 元老 (genrō).

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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, Clive James, Cultural Amnesia, Picador, published 2007, page 814:
      That last part was in line with the genro Prince Saionji's advice to the Emperor: advice which the Emperor ignored.

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin genus, possibly through French genre. The feminist and LGBT sense is a semantic loan from English gender. Doublet of ĝenro.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɡenro/
  • Rhymes: -enro
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (grammar) gender
    • 1950, Ivo Lapenna, Retoriko, 3rd edition, Amsterdam, published 1971:
      Protagoro, unu el la grandaj filozofoj kaj lingvistoj de antikva Grekio, provis starigi kelkajn regulojn pri la genroj en la greka lingvo.
      Protagoras, one of the greast philosophers and linguists of ancient Greece, tried to set up some rules on the genders in the Greek language.
  2. genus
  3. (feminism, LGBT, neologism, proscribed) gender
    • 2014 October, Elbo, Max, Beletra Almanako, volume 21, →ISBN, ISSN 1937-3325, page 83:
      Kiam ies sekso kaj genro estas kongruaj, temas pri cisgenreco, dum kiam ili estas malsamaj, ni parolas pri transgenreco.
      When someone's sex and gender are compatible, we talk about cisgenderness, and when they are different, we talk about transgenderness.
    • 2017, Euleax E. G. de Lima Pereira, “Genro kaj cisgenra normigo [Gender and cisgender normalization]”, in Kontakto, number 2, Universala Esperanto-Asocio, ISSN 0023-3692, page 9:
      Cetere, genro ne estas duuma.
      Moreover, gender is not binary.
    • 2018, Alice Andrès, “Pluramemo - Novaj difinoj en amo-rilatoj [Polyamory - New definitions in love relationships]”, in Kontakto, number 1, Universala Esperanto-Asocio, ISSN 0023-3692, page 10:
      Kiam estas permesite havi plian rilaton, iu ne timas alproksimiĝi al homo de la alia genro.
      When it is allowed to have an additional relationship, someone is not afraid to approach a human of the other gender.

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Doublet of genero.

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genro (plural genri)

  1. gender, grammatical sex

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese genrro, *gẽero (son-in-law), from Latin gener, generum (son-in-law), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵm̥ros, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵem-.

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

  1. son-in-law