genie

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See also: Genie and génie

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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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Noun[edit]

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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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French génie.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

genie n (plural genieën, diminutive genietje n)

  1. genius

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Noun[edit]

genie f (uncountable)

  1. military engineers (unit)

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

genie f

  1. plural form of genia

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Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

genie m

  1. locative singular of gen