noun, plural jinns, (especially collectively) jinn.Islamic Mythology.
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Origin of jinn
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH jinngin, jinn
Example sentences from the Web for jinn
“I am on the jinn side myself,” he says, claiming that mental illnesses can have both supernatural and social causes.East Africa’s Healers Embrace Modern Medicine to Treat Depression|Charu Kasturi|December 8, 2020|Ozy
Will University of Tehran political science students be obliged to game out strategies against a jinn?
Morgiana threw back her black hair, and laughed as would an invulnerable jinn.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
The words genius and genie are evidently cognate with the Arabian jinn, meaning a spirit.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
When his sister-in-law with an army of Jinn pursues the fugitives, the subjects of the rod overcome her.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland
Didst thou not assure me that I was free to wander where I would, since there was no longer any that had authority over the Jinn!The Brass Bottle|F. Anstey
As a sort of inferior and obedient jinn, supplied by Providence and invoked by a gesture to fetch and to carry at need.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell