Last modified on 24 May 2014, at 19:26

genie

See also: Genie and génie

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EtymologyEdit

From French génie (genius", "genie) (used to translate Arabic جِنّ (jinn) based on similarity of sound and sense) from Latin genius (household guardian spirit)

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NounEdit

genie (plural genii or genies)

  1. (Islam) An invisible spirit mentioned in the Qur'an and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals.
  2. A fictional magical being that is typically bound to obey the commands of a mortal possessing its container.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French génie.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

genie n (plural genieën, diminutive genietje n)

  1. genius

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genie f (uncountable)

  1. military engineers (unit)

ItalianEdit

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genie f

  1. plural form of genia

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genie m

  1. locative singular of gen