English - Pronunciation
- IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛn.ə.sɪs/
English - Etymology
From Latin genesis (“generation, nativity”), from Ancient Greek γένεσις (génesis, “origin, source, beginning, nativity, generation, production, creation”), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁tis (“birth, production”), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁-. Related to γίγνεσθαι (gígnesthai) second aor. γενέσθαι (genésthai, “to be produced, become, be”).
English - Noun
- The origin, start, or point at which something comes into being.