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EtymologyEdit

PIE word
*ǵónu

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

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: jěnʹyo͞oĭn', jĕnʹyo͞oīn' IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛnjuːˌɪn/, /ˈdʒɛnjuːˌaɪn/
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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/
  • 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

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genuine

  1. Feminine plural of adjective 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 form of genuin.