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  • Genial, Genialis, or Genealis was the Duke of Gascony (Vasconia) in the early seventh century. He is attested in the Chronicle of Fredegar.
  • Genial was probably a Frank or a Gallo-Roman when Theuderic II and Theudebert II appointed him dux over the Basques (Vascones) of southwestern Aquitaine:
  • Theudebert and Theuderic sent an army against the Wascones and with God's help defeated them, subjected them to their overlordship, and made them pay tribute. They appointed a duke named Genialis, who ruled them well.
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    Definition of genial in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore genialSUPmost genialSUF-ial
    1. Friendly and cheerful.
      1. (especially of weather) Pleasantly mild and warm.
        1. Marked by genius.
          1. (anatomy) Genian; relating to the chin.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • A large, genial woman, she ruled the fort kitchen and its Indian helpers ironhandedly. Within her own domain, no one trifled with Charlotte Green.
              • This genial melting of prejudices under the soft sunlights falling upon the hearts of the circle, was to me, the charm of this, and of the former evening: and was the best part of the entertainment.
              • Hamlet is bitter, evasive, now backfooting them, now attacking, now genial - their job isn't going to be easy.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
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            1. en genially
            2. en geniality
            3. en genialize
            4. en genialise
            5. en genialised
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