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Definition of the noun magi

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  1. (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them
    • domain: New Testament
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonym of Magi: Wise Men
    • instance of: accumulation / aggregation / assemblage / collection = several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    • members:
      • Balthasar / Balthazar = one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus
      • Caspar / Gaspar = one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus
      • Melchior = one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus

People

  1. Magi a.k.a. Magy is a Japanese actor.
    • also known as Kojima Yūichi, Yūichi Kojima, Magī, Yuichi Kojima
    • born on (43 years ago) in Hyōgo Prefecture
    • nationality: Japan
    • profession: Actor, screenwriter
    • read more about Magy (actor)
  2. Magi a.k.a. Margita Stefanović: Margita "Magi" Stefanović was a Yugoslav and Serbian musician best known as a keyboardist of the cult Serbian rock band Ekatarina Velika.
  3. Magi a.k.a. Magi Avila is an actress.

There are other people with in their name, like Luca Magi, Albina Magi, Magi Nagesh and many others.

Characters

  1. Magi is a fictional character from .hack//Legend of the Twilight.
  2. Magi is a fictional character from the 2013 film Garo Gaiden: Tougen no Fue.
  3. Magi is a fictional character from the 1953 film Killer Ape.
  4. Magi is a fictional character from the 2012 film Norma Jeane and the Tropic of Cancer.

Writings

"Magi" is a book by Adrian Gilbert.

  • genre: Reference
  • subjects: Middle East, Astrology, Religion, Mythology, New Age

Film

"Magi" is a 2013 short, drama, family film written and directed by Paul Kmiec.

Music

  1. "Magi" is a musical album of Rob Westwood, video game soundtrack.
  2. "Magi" is a musical album of Re123+.
    • released on (5 years ago)

Miscellanea

  1. Magi is a term, used since at least the 6th century BC, to denote followers of Zoroastrianism or Zoroaster. The earliest known usage of the word Magi is in the trilingual inscription written by Darius the Great, known as the Behistun Inscription. Old Persian texts, pre-dating the Hellenistic period, refer to a Magus as a Zurvanic, and presumably Zoroastrian, priest.
  2. Magi a.k.a. The Magahi language is a language spoken in India and Nepal. In Nepal it is known as ancient Nepali. Magadhi Prakrit was the ancestor of Magadhi, from which the latter's name derives. The ancestral language, Magadhi Prakrit, is believed to be the language spoken by the Buddha, and the language of the ancient kingdom of Magadha. Magadhi is closely related to Bhojpuri and Maithili, and these languages are sometimes referred to as a single language, Bihari. These languages, together with several other related languages, are known as the Bihari languages, which form a sub-group of the Eastern Zone of Indo-Aryan languages. Magadhi has approximately 18 million speakers.
  3. Magi a.k.a. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shinobu Ohtaka. It has been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Sunday since June 2009, with the individual chapters collected and published into tankōbon volumes by Shogakukan. A spin-off titled Adventure of Sinbad, written by Ohtaka with drawings by Yoshifumi Ohtera, began serialization in the same magazine in April 2013, before being moved to Shogakukan's website Ura Sunday.
  4. Magi a.k.a. Mailu Language: Mailu, or Magi, is a Papuan language of Papua New Guinea.

Phrases with Magi

  1. Goniocidaria Magi
  2. Goniocidaris Magi
  3. Species Goniocidaria Magi
  4. Species Goniocidaris Magi

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Magi

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Google previewJesus according to Scripture (2017)

Restoring the Portrait from the Gospels by Darrell L. Bock, Benjamin I. Simpson

All we are told about the magi is that they come from the east. It is not clear whether Arabia, Babylon, or Persia is meant. Magi is a term whose roots are in Persia, while giving attention to the stars was associated with Babylon. If there is an ...

Google previewThe Best Way to Save for College (2004)

A Complete Guide to 529 Plans by Joseph F. Hurley

MAGI means the adjusted gross income increased by certain ...

Google previewThe Facts On File Dictionary of Classical and Biblical Allusions (2003)

by Martin H. Manser, David Pickering

magi (mayjı ̄) Astrologers.The original Magi are traditionally thought of as the three wise men from the East who,according to Matthew 2:1,came to Bethlehem with gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh to celebrate the ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1915)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

moyu, magian, probably from Assyr. mahhu, magician, soothsayer). The name of the priestly order in ancient Media and Persia. Originally the designation Magi may have denoted members of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature (1992)

by David L. Jeffrey

MAGI Ecclesiastes. For Conrad, all is vanity only to those who are vain; all is deception only to those who have never been sincere with themselves (Tale of Hearsay, 136-37). Working against the public's inability to deal with madness, ...

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Small photo of BARCELONA, SPAIN - JANUARY 5, 2017: Three Magi collecting children's letters at port during celebration. Barcelona, SpainSmall photo of BARCELONA, SPAIN - JANUARY 5, 2017: Three Magi collecting children's letters at port during celebration. Barcelona, SpainSmall photo of BARCELONA, SPAIN - JANUARY 5, 2017: Three Magi driving in cars in cortege through crowd during celebration. Barcelona, SpainSmall photo of BELEC, CROATIA - NOVEMBER 17: Biblical Magi Melchior statue on the altar in the Baroque Church of Our Lady of the Snow in Belec, Croatia on November 17, 2011.Small photo of BARCELONA, SPAIN – JANUARY 5, 2017: Three Magi collecting children’s letters at port during celebration. Barcelona, SpainSmall photo of AUSTRALIA - CIRCA 1993: post stamp printed in Australia shows Adoration of Magi, goodwill; Christmas; Scott 1354 40c; circa 1993Small photo of FLORENCE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 24, 2017 Cosimo Medici Father Medici Clan Statue Uffizi Gallery Florence Italy. Statue by Luigi Magi in early 1800s. More...

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Magi Meaning

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Scrabble value of M3A1G2I1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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