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genro

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English

Etymology

From Japanese 元老.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈgɛnrəʊ/

Noun

Singular
genro

Plural
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  1. (historical) A body of elder statesmen of Japan, formerly used as informal advisors to the Emperor.
    • 2007: That last part was in line with the genro Prince Saionji's advice to the Emperor: advice which the Emperor ignored. — Clive James, Cultural Amnesia (Picador 2007, p. 814)

Esperanto

Noun

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

  1. genus

Portuguese

Noun

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

  1. son-in-law

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