genuine

See also: génuine

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin genuinus (innate, native, natural), from gignere, from Old Latin genere (to beget, produce); see genus.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: jěnʹyo͞oĭn', jĕnʹyo͞oīn' IPA(key): /ˈ(d)ʒɛnjuːˌɪn/, /ˈ(d)ʒɛnjuːˌaɪn/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛnjuːɪn, -ɛnjuːaɪn

AdjectiveEdit

genuine (comparative more genuine, superlative most genuine)

  1. Belonging to, or proceeding from the original stock; native
  2. Not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated
    a genuine text;  a genuine production;  genuine materials; genuine friendship

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    GermanEdit

    PronunciationEdit

    • IPA(key): /ˌɡenuˈiːnə/
    • (file)
    • Hyphenation: ge‧nu‧i‧ne

    AdjectiveEdit

    genuine

    1. inflection of genuin:
      1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
      2. strong nominative/accusative plural
      3. weak nominative all-gender singular
      4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

    ItalianEdit

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    genuine

    1. feminine plural of genuino

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    genuīne

    1. vocative masculine singular of genuīnus

    Norwegian BokmålEdit

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    genuine

    1. definite singular of genuin
    2. plural of genuin

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    genuine

    1. definite singular of genuin
    2. plural of genuin

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    genuine

    1. absolute definite natural masculine singular of genuin.