genuine

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

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genuine (comparative more genuine, superlative most genuine)

  1. Belonging to, or proceeding from the original stock; native; hence, not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic; real; natural; true; pure.
    a genuine text; a genuine production; genuine materials

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German[edit]

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

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genuine

  1. inflected form of genuin

Italian[edit]

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genuine

  1. feminine plural of genuino

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genuīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of genuīnus

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genuine

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of genuin.