Generis



[ah-li-ey-nee ge-ne-ris; English ey-lahy-ee-nahy jen-er-is, ey-lee-] /ˌɑ lɪˈeɪ ni ˈgɛ nɛ rɪs; English ˌeɪ laɪˈi naɪ ˈdʒɛn ər ɪs, ˌeɪ li-/

adjective, Latin.
1.
of another kind.
[ah-mee-koo s hoo-mah-nee ge-ne-ris; English uh-mahy-kuh s hyoo-mey-nahy jen-uh-ris, uh-mee-kuh s hyoo-mey-nee] /ɑˈmi kʊs huˈmɑ ni ˈgɛ nɛ rɪs; English əˈmaɪ kəs hyuˈmeɪ naɪ ˈdʒɛn ə rɪs, əˈmi kəs hyuˈmeɪ ni/
noun, Latin.
1.
a philanthropist.
[soo -i ge-ne-ris; English soo-ahy jen-er-is, soo-ee] /ˈsʊ ɪ ˈgɛ nɛ rɪs; English ˈsu aɪ ˈdʒɛn ər ɪs, ˈsu i/
adjective, Latin.
1.
of his, her, its, or their own kind; unique.
/ˌsuːaɪ ˈdʒɛnərɪs/
adjective
1.
unique

1787, Latin, literally “of one’s own kind, peculiar.” First element from sui, genitive of suus “his, her, its, one’s,” from Old Latin sovos, from PIE root *swe-, pronoun of the third person (see idiom).
sui generis [(sooh-ee, sooh-eye jen-uh-ris)]

A person or thing that is unique, in a class by itself: “She is an original artist; each of her paintings is sui generis.” From Latin, meaning “of its own kind.”

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