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English

Etymology

From French genre ‘kind’, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] genus (cognate with Ancient Greek γένος), from Indo-European *genes-. Compare gender.

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Noun

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genre

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  1. A kind; a stylistic category or sort, especially of literature or other artworks.
    The still-life has been a popular genre in painting since the 17th century.
    The computer game Half-Life redefined the first-person shooter genre.

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Finnish

Noun

genre

  1. genre

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

genre m. (plural genres)

  1. kind
  2. style
  3. (grammar) gender
  4. (biology) genus
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) the done thing

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