geração

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese geeraçon, *gẽeraçon, from Latin generatiō. By surface analysis, gerar +‎ -ção.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʒe.ɾaˈsɐ̃w̃/ [ʒe.ɾaˈsɐ̃ʊ̯̃]

  • Rhymes: -ɐ̃w̃
  • Hyphenation: ge‧ra‧ção

Noun[edit]

geração f (plural gerações)

  1. generation (origination by some process; formation)
  2. age, generation (period of around thirty years)

Further reading[edit]

  • geração” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913