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GENOS, GENEOS
GENS, GENTIS
GENUS, GENERIS
G. race, family
L. race, clan, family
L. birth, race, kind, tribe, clan
genealogy
n. a record of descent from one's ancestors; the study of family records
genocide
n. the planned annihilation of a racial, political, or cultural group
genre
n. a type, class, or category, especially of fine art or literature
genteel
adj. well-mannered; refined; polite (sometimes used to mean falsely polite or having affected good manners)
gentile
n. anyone not of the Jewish faith; a Christian
gentry
1) n. aristocratic or well-bred people

2) n. in Britain, the class under the aristocracy
heterogeneous
adj. having parts that are unrelated or completely different
homogeneous
1. adj. of the same kind or sort

2. adj. composed of parts that are alike
GIGNO, GIGNERE, GENUI, GENITUM
L. to beget, to bear, to bring forth
congenital
adj. existing at birth but not hereditary
engender
tr. v. to give rise to; to bring into existence
genesis
1) n. a beginning or origin

2) n. (capitalized) the first book of the Old testament
indigenous
adj.
1) occurring in or characterizing an area; native

2) inborn
ingenious
adj. cleverly inventive and resourceful
progenitor
n. a direct ancestor; an originator of a line of descent
progeny
n. children or descendants; offspring (Sometimes progeny also refers to the results of artistic creativity. For example, Charles Dickens referred to his novels as his progeny.)