genio

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian. See genius.

Noun[edit]

genio (plural genios)

  1. (archaic) Somebody of a particular turn of mind.
    • Tatler
      Some genios are not capable of pure affection []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin genius.

Noun[edit]

genio m (plural geni)

  1. genius
  2. spirit, genie

il genio

  1. (military) the engineers

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

geniō

  1. dative singular of genius
  2. ablative singular of genius

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin genius, related to gignō (I beget) and genus (birth, origin).

Noun[edit]

genio m (plural genios)

  1. temper, mood
  2. genius
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Etymology 2[edit]

From French génie, of Latin influence but based on Arabic جِنّ (jinn).

Noun[edit]

genio m (plural genios)

  1. jinn, genie