Associations to the word «Genie»

Wiktionary

GENIE, noun. (Islam) 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, of pre-Islamic Arabian mythological origin.
GENIE, noun. A fictional magical being that is typically bound to obey the commands of a mortal possessing its container.

Dictionary definition

GENIE, noun. (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.

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky