- A kind; a stylistic category or sort, especially of literature or other artworks.
- The still-life has been a popular in painting since the 17th century.
- The computer game Half-Life redefined the first-person shooter .
Etymology: From French, genre "kind", from genus (cognate with Ancient Greek (polytonic, )), from Indo-European . Compare gender.
- Dutch: genre
- French: genre
- German: Genre
- Italian: genere
- Spanish: género
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