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γένος γίγνομαι

I.race, stock, family, Hom., etc.; absol. in acc., ἐξ Ἰθάκης γένος εἰμί from Ithaca I am by race, Od.; in attic with the Art., ποδαπὸς τὸ γένος εἶ Ar.; so in dat., γένει πολίτης Dem.; οἱ ἐν γένει συγγενεῖς, Soph.; opp. to οἱ ἔξω γένους, id=Soph.; γένους εἶναί τινος to be of his race, id=Soph.
II.offspring, even a single descendant, a child, Lat. genus, σὸν γένος Il.; θεῖον γένος, id=Il.; so in Trag.
2.collectively, offspring, posterity, Thuc., Dem.
III.a race, in regard to number, γ. ἀνδρῶν mankind, Il.; ἡμιόνων, βοῶν γ. Hom., etc.:— a clan or house, Lat. gens, Hdt.; at Athens as a subdivision of the φρατρία, Plat.: — a tribe, as a subdivision of ἔθνος, Hdt.:— a caste, id=Hdt., Plat.: of animals, a breed, Hdt.
2.a race in regard to time, an age, generation, Od.; γ. χρύσειον, Hes.:—hence age, time of life, γένει ὕστερος Il., Plat.: gender, in grammar, Arist.
V.a class, sort, kind, Xen. Logic, genus, opp. to εἶδος (species), Plat.

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