German-English translation for "Genius"

"Genius" English translation

Genius
[ˈgeːnɪ̆ʊs]Maskulinum | masculine m <Genius; Genien [-nɪ̆ən]> literarisch | literaryliter

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  • genius
    Genius schöpferische Geisteskraft <nurSingular | singular sg>
    Genius schöpferische Geisteskraft <nurSingular | singular sg>
examples
  • der Genius eines Volkes <nurSingular | singular sg>
    the genius of a people
    der Genius eines Volkes <nurSingular | singular sg>
  • der Genius Bachs <nurSingular | singular sg>
    the genius of Bach
    der Genius Bachs <nurSingular | singular sg>
  • genius
    Genius Genie
    Genius Genie
  • genius
    Genius Geist <nurSingular | singular sg>
    spirit
    Genius Geist <nurSingular | singular sg>
    Genius Geist <nurSingular | singular sg>
examples
  • der Genius einer Epoche <nurSingular | singular sg>
    the spirit of an epoch
    der Genius einer Epoche <nurSingular | singular sg>
  • Genius loci <nurSingular | singular sg>
    genius of a place, genius loci
    Genius loci <nurSingular | singular sg>
  • guardian angel (oder | orod spirit)
    Genius Schutzgeist
    Genius Schutzgeist
examples
  • sie war sein guter Genius
    she was his guardian angel
    sie war sein guter Genius
  • genii
    Genius Antike <Plural | pluralpl>
    tutelary deities
    Genius Antike <Plural | pluralpl>
    Genius Antike <Plural | pluralpl>
Ionesco s genius ’ was to portray a world in which the absurd is triumphant.
Ionescos Genius bestand darin, eine Welt zu schildern, in der das Absurde triumphiert.
Source: News-Commentary
It is an unfortunate fact that some people wish to belittle this genius.
Leider wollen einige Leute diesen Genius schmälern.
Source: Europarl
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