Complete Definition of "genre"

see|Genre
English

Etymology
From F. #French|genre ‘kind’, from L. genus (cognate with Ancient Greek polytonic|γένος), from Indo-European *genes-. Compare gender.

Pronunciation
IPA|/(d)ʒɒnɹə/, /(d)ʒɔːnɹə/
Wiktionary:Pronunciation_key|SAMPA: /(d)ZQnr\@/ or /(d)ZOnr\@/
audio|en-us-genre.ogg|Audio (US) audio|en-uk-genre.ogg|Audio (UK)

Noun
en-noun

  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.

Synonyms
kind
type
class

Related terms
genre fiction
gender

general
generate
genus

Translations
trans-top|genre
Chinese: 風格, 风格 (fēnggē)
Danish: genre
Dutch: genre n
Finnish: lajityyppi, genre
French: genre m
German: Genre n
Greek: ύφος n
Ido: genero
Italian: genere m
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Japanese: ジャンル (janru)
Korean: 장르 (jangneu)
Kurdish: janr, şêwe, cûn, şêwaz, çeşît, tewr
Latin: genus n, generis (genitive)
Polish: rodzaj m
Portuguese gênero (br), género (pt) m
Russian: жанр (žanr) m
Spanish: género m
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French

Pronunciation
IPA|/ʒɑ̃ʀ/
audio|Fr-genre-fr-Paris.ogg|Audio (FR)

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. kind
  2. style
  3. grammar|lang=fr gender
  4. biology|lang=fr genus

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Revision and Credits for"genre"
  • 2007-12-22 02:18 - Circeus - Change deprecated template, Replaced: {{fr-noun-reg|m}} β†’ {{fr-noun|m}} [[Project:AutoWikiBrowser|AWB]]

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