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A genus is the totality of kinds of things, individuals or forms, which have the same essential properties.

Genus stands for:

  • Art genre
  • Class of shares, different types of shares according to the German Stock Corporation Act, see share
  • Genus (biology) , a hierarchical level of biological systematics
  • Genre (literature) , in literary studies a subdivision of literary works
  • Genre (music) , a term for the tone gender or for various musical art forms
  • Genus (philosophy) , in logic a term that includes species terms
  • Class (rail vehicle) , in the field of railways the subdivision of vehicle groups
  • Type of service , in the military the division into various units and associations
  • Train type , in the field of railways the division of trains, z. B. Passenger and freight trains

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