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ˈdʒi nige·nie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. genie, jinni, jinnee, djinni, djinny, djinnnoun

    (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

GCIDE

  1. genienoun

    (Islamic mythology) Same as jinnee.

  2. genienoun

    (Fairy tales) A fabulous spirit having special powers, often appearing in human form, which, when summoned by a person, is required to perform the commands of the summoner. It is based on the mythological jinnee; the prototype is the genie residing in an oil lamp, summoned by Aladdin.

Wiktionary

  1. genienoun

    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. genienoun

    A fictional magical being that is typically bound to obey the commands of a mortal possessing its container.

  3. Etymology: From génie

Wikipedia

  1. Genie

    Jinn (Arabic: جن‎, jinn) – also romanized as djinn or anglicized as genies – are invisible creatures in early pre-Islamic Arabian religious systems and later in Islamic mythology and theology. Like humans, they are accountable for their deeds, can be either believers (Muslim) or unbelievers (kafir); depending on whether they accept God's guidance. Since jinn are neither innately evil nor innately good, Islam acknowledged spirits from other religions and was able to adapt them during its expansion. Jinn are not a strictly Islamic concept; they may represent several pagan beliefs integrated into Islam. To assert a strict monotheism and the Islamic concept of Tauhid, Islam denies all affinities between the jinn and God, thus placing the jinn parallel to humans, also subject to God's judgment and afterlife. The Quran condemns the pre-Islamic Arabian practise of worshipping the jinn, or seeking protection from them.Although generally invisible, jinn are supposed to be composed of thin and subtle bodies (ad̲j̲sām), they can change at will. They favour snake form, but can also choose to appear as scorpions, lizards or as humans. They may even engage in sexual affairs with humans and produce offspring. If they are injured by someone, they usually seek revenge or possess the assailant's body, refusing to leave it until forced to do so by exorcism. Jinn do not usually meddle in human affairs, preferring to live with their own kind in tribes similar to those of pre-Islamic Arabia. Individual jinn appear on charms and talismans. They are called upon for protection or magical aid, often under the leadership of a king. Many people who believe in jinn wear amulets to protect themselves against the assaults of jinn, sent out by sorcerers and witches. A commonly-held belief maintains that jinn cannot hurt someone who wears something with the name of God (Allah) written upon it. While some Muslim scholars in the past have had ambivalent attitudes towards sorcery, believing that good jinn do not require one to commit sin, most contemporary Muslim scholars associate dealing with jinn with idolatry.

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  1. genie

    A genie, also known as a jinn or djinn, is a supernatural creature often described in Middle Eastern and Islamic mythology and folklore. They are typically depicted as powerful beings that can grant wishes or carry out tasks for those who summon or control them, usually by magical means. The concept of genies has been popularized globally through various forms of media, notably the character of the Genie in the "Aladdin" folklore and its adaptations. However, genies in traditional myths and tales can have complex personalities and moralities, and are not always beneficent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Genienoun

    see Genius

  2. Etymology: [F.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Genie

    jē′ni, n. a jinnee. [Fr. génie—L. genius.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Genie in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Genie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Genie in a Sentence

  1. Laura DiDio:

    You're not going to pluck a Steve Jobs out of a genie jar, apple Music needed to make some moves.

  2. Will Smith:

    What Robin Williams did with this character - he just didn't leave a lot of room to add to the genie. So I started off fearful but then when I got with the music, it just started waking up that fun, childlike, silly part of me, this was the most joyful experience of my career.

  3. Ron Clements:

    There was nobody else who could be the genie and fortunately he agreed to do it, he had so much energy and so much passion.

  4. John Hickenlooper:

    Trust me, if the data was coming back and we saw spikes in violent crime, we saw spikes in overall crime, there would be a lot of people looking for that bottle and figuring out how we get the genie back in, it doesn't seem likely to me, but I'm not ruling it out.

  5. Peter Bofinger:

    There would be many high risks for the stability of the euro zone with such a step, it would let a genie out of the bottle that would be hard to control.

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