genius
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genius(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (intelligent person)
a. el genio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I can't believe you solved the equation already. You are a total genius!No me creo que ya solucionaste la ecuación. ¡Eres un genio total!
2. (natural capacity)
a. la genialidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our coach's genius is in knowing how to capitalize on the opposition's errors.La genialidad de nuestro entrenador está en saber aprovechar los errores de la oposición.
b. el genio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Marie Curie's genius continues to inspire generations of girls interested in pursuing a career in science.El genio de Marie Curie sigue inspirando a generaciones de niñas interesadas en forjar una carrera en las ciencias.
c. el don
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Lucy has a genius for putting you in a good mood.Lucy tiene un don para ponerte de buen hum
3.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(spirit)
a. el genio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
These somber colors don't fit with the genius of the new king's reign.Estos colores oscuros no encajan con el genio del reinado del nuevo rey.
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genius
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person)
a. el genio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (aptitude)
a. el genio m, don
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to have a genius for…tener un don (natural) para…
man/work of geniushombre m/obra genial
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genius [ˈdʒiːnɪəs]
noun
geniuses (plural) (person) genio (m); (cleverness) genialidad (f); (talent) don (m)
he's a genius es un genio; es genial; you're a genius! ¡eres un hacha!; a man of genius un hombre genial; she's a mathematical genius es un genio para las matemáticas; to have a genius for (doing) sth tener un don especial para (hacer) algo; you have a genius for forgetting things tienes un don especial para olvidar las cosas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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