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EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Possibly from the trilateral root ب ل س (b-l-s) with the general meaning of “despair”, بَلَسَ (balasa). Alternatively theorized to come from Ancient Greek διάβολος (diábolos, devil, accuser, slanderer).

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Proper nounEdit

إِبْلِيس (ʾiblīsm

  1. Iblis, devil, Satan

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ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “إبليس”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN