genu

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See also: ĝenu

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin genu ‎(knee).

Noun[edit]

genu ‎(plural genua)

  1. (anatomy, zoology) knee
  2. A knee-like bend.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

genū n ‎(genitive genūs); fourth declension

  1. knee

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative genū genua
genitive genūs genuum
dative genū genibus
accusative genū genua
ablative genū genibus
vocative genū genua

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References[edit]

  • genu” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.