Genealogy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdʒiːniˈælədʒi|  American pronunciation of the word genealogy
Brit.  |dʒiːnɪˈalədʒi|  British pronunciation of the word genealogy

noun

- successive generations of kin
- the study or investigation of ancestry and family history

Examples

They've been researching their genealogies.

...has a distinguished genealogy that traces back to William the Conqueror...

a useful source of genealogical information

...you need to learn the alphabet of genealogy before you can move on to more advanced study...

He values himself on his genealogy.

Word forms

noun
singular: genealogy
plural: genealogies
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