genial
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genial(
ji
-
nyuhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. cordial
We received a genial welcome when entering the houseRecibimos una bienvenida cordial al entrar en la casa.
b. jovial
Her genial smile brightened my spirits.Su sonrisa jovial me levantó el ánimo.
c. simpático (person)
Thanks to the genial host, everyone had a good time.Gracias al anfitrión simpático, todos lo pasaron bien.
d. afable (person)
The town's genial people made me feel welcome.La gente afable de la ciudad me hizo sentir bienvenido.
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genial
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. cordial, amable
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genial [ˈdʒiːnɪəl]
adjective
[+manner, welcome] cordial; [+person] simpático; afable;
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genial
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genial(
heh
-
nyahl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (very good)
a. great
Es genial que vas a poder pasar tu cumpleaños con tus mejores amigos.It's great that you can spend your birthday with your best friends.
2. (clever, humorous)
a. funny
Ella siempre está contando alguna historia genial.She is always telling some funny story.
b. witty
Mi cuñado es un tipo muy genial, muy agudo.My brother-in-law is a very witty, very sharp guy.
3. (genius)
a. brilliant
El genial autor Jorge Luís Borges escribió "Las ruinas circulares".The brilliant author Jorge Luís Borges wrote "The Circular Ruins."
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
4. (expressing satisfaction)
a. great
¿Ya terminaste con el proyecto? - ¡Genial!You already finished the project? - Great!
5. (expressing sarcasm)
a. great
¡Genial! Otra vez no funciona la calefacción.Great! The heating doesn't work again.
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genial
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (artista, escritor)
a. of genius
2. (estupendo)
a. great
b. brilliant (United Kingdom)
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genial
adjective
1 (de talento) brilliant; of genius
escritor genial brilliant writer; writer of genius; fue una idea genial it was a brilliant idea; Pablo es genial Pablo's a genius
2 (estupendo) wonderful; marvellous; marvelous; (EEUU)
fue una película genial it was a wonderful o marvellous film; ¡eso fue genial! it was wonderful o marvellous!
3 (ocurrente) witty
4 (placentero) pleasant; genial; (afable) cordial; affable
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