how to pronounce gen


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the above transcription of gen is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

gen is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of gen in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… kind of um i think gen z is being super …”

meanings of gen


  1. A specific version of something in a chronological sequence.
  2. Information about the location of a bird.
  3. A member of the Gen Movement, a youth expression of the international Focolare Movement.
  4. Alternative letter-case form of Gen.
  5. A generator (device that converts mechanical to electrical energy).
  6. A shilling.
  7. Fan fiction that does not specifically focus on romance or sex.
  8. Information.
  9. Initialism of group exemption number.


  1. To generate using an automated process, especially a computer program.
  2. To genetically engineer.


  1. A Niger-Congo language of Togo.

gen frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word gen occurs in english on average 6.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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