djin

[ jin ]

noun,plural djins, (especially collectively) djin.Islam.
  • Also djinn; djin·ni [jin-ee]. /ˈdʒɪn i/.

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How to use djin in a sentence

  • Among these was poor Ain ed djin, who sat down and took the enormous head of his pet on his knees till it had ceased to breathe.

    The Arab's Pledge | Edward L. Mitford
  • If in the raw morning hours a donkey brays, the men are very much perturbed, for they know that the poor beast has seen a djin.

    Morocco | S.L. Bensusan
  • The Bedouins have a legend of the terrible djin, who are doomed to everlasting imprisonment in the stony Hammada.

  • My djin had fastened his little cart under a tree, and together we climbed the steep path on the slippery red soil.

  • The djin, however, was not thus to be propitiated, and the gold of the Pharaohs was never found.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt | Arthur E. P. B. Weigall