trans etymology

English word trans comes from English gender, Catalan trans- (Trans.), Catalan gènere

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Detailed word origin of trans

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gender English (eng) (grammar). (grammar) A division of nouns and pronouns (and sometimes of other parts of speech) into masculine or feminine, and sometimes other categories like neuter or common. [from 14th c.]. (grammar) Any division of nouns and pronouns (and sometimes of other parts of speech), such as masculine / feminine / neuter, or animate / inanimate. [from 19th c.]. (hardware) The quality which [...]
trans- Catalan (cat) Trans.
gènere Catalan (cat) (biology) gender. (botany, taxonomy) genus. (grammar) gender. Genre. Kind, nature.
transgender English (eng) (broadly) Not identifying with culturally conventional gender roles and categories of male or female; having changed gender identity from male to female or female to male, or identifying with elements of both, or having some other gender identity; or, pertaining to such people. (Compare genderqueer, transsexual.). (narrowly) Having a gender (identity) which is different from the sex one was [...]
trans English (eng)

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