genuine etymology

English word genuine comes from Old Latin gegnere, Old Latin genere, and later Latin genuinus (Genuine, authentic. Innate, native, natural.)

Detailed word origin of genuine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gegnere Old Latin (itc-ola)
genere Old Latin (itc-ola)
gignere Latin (lat)
genuinus Latin (lat) Genuine, authentic. Innate, native, natural.
genuine English (eng) Belonging to, or proceeding from the original stock; native. Not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated.

Words with the same origin as genuine

Descendants of gegnere
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