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Genealogy, meaning 'the study, or research into and construction of, of family histories', 'the tracing of pedigrees or family relationships', is pronounced as it is written, despite a growing tendency to say it (and sometimes write it) as if it ended in '-ology' (IPA: /ˌdʒiːn ɪ ˈɒl ədʒ ɪ/. Pronounce the third vowel like that in 'cat': IPA: /ˌdʒiːn ɪ ˈæl ə(or ɒ)dʒ ɪ/.