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γενεά

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True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
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Etymology

From γενέσθαι, the aorist infinitive of γίγνομαι "I come into being"

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [ɡeneaː́]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ɟɛnɛˈaː]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ʝeneˈa]

Noun

γενεά (genitive γενεᾶς) f, first declension; (geneā)

  1. birth
  2. race, descent
  3. generation
  4. offspring

Inflection

References

Strong’s concordance number: G1074

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