See also: Genie, génie, Génie, 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)

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒiː.ni/
  • Rhymes: -iːni

NounEdit

genie (plural genii or genies)

  1. (Islam) A jinn, a being descended from the jann, normally invisible to the human eye, but who may also appear in animal or human form.
  2. (mythology) A fictional magical being that is typically bound to obey the commands of a mortal possessing its container.

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EtymologyEdit

From French génie.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʒeːˈni/, /ʒəˈni/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ge‧nie
  • Rhymes: -i

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genie n (plural genieën, diminutive genietje n)

  1. (uncountable) genius, mental brilliance
  2. (countable) a genius, exceptionally gifted person.

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genie f (uncountable)

  1. military engineers (technical corps)

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  • Indonesian: zeni

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genie f

  1. plural of genia

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genie m

  1. locative singular of gen