1. Education

le genre

By

Definition: type, kind, sort; appearance; race; gender

Quel genre de films aimes-tu ? - What kind of movies do you like?

Ce n'est pas son genre - That's not like him

Tu vois le genre ! - You know the type!

Il a bon genre - He looks respectable

Elle fait toujours du genre - She always stands on ceremony

le genre humain - the human race

La langue française a deux genres - The French language has two genders

(informal) about, kind of

Ça fait genre trois ans qu'on ne s'est pas vu - We haven't seen each other for about three years

(click the little graphic below to hear the Mot du jour pronounced)
Pronunciation: [zha(n)r]Audio Link

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.