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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ج ن ن(j-n-n).

VerbEdit

جَنَّ (janna) I, non-past يَجُنُّ‎‎ (yajunnu)

  1. to cover, to hide, to conceal, to veil
  2. to envelop, to enshroud, to cloak, to screen
  3. to descend, to fall, to become night
    • 11 Century CE, Wallada bint al-Mustakfi, ترقب إذا جن الظلام زيارتي
      تَرَقَّبْ إِذَا جَنَّ الظَّلَامُ زِيَارَتِي / فَإِنِّي رَأَيْتُ اللَّيْلَ أَكْتَمَ لِلسِّرِّ
      taraqqab ʾiḏā janna ẓ-ẓalāmu ziyāratī / fa-ʾinnī raʾaytu l-layla ʾaktama li-s-sirri
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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Etymology 2Edit

Denominal verb from جِنّ(jinn, jinn, spirit, demon).

VerbEdit

جُنَّ (junna) I, non-past يُجَنُّ‎‎ (yujannu)

  1. to be possessed, to be insane, to be crazy, to be mad
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Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

جِنّ (jinnm (collective, singulative جِنِّيّ(jinniyy))

  1. jinn, genie, demons, fairies (either helpful or malevolent spirits)
DeclensionEdit
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Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

جَنّ (jannm

  1. verbal noun of جُنَّ (junna) (form I)
  2. verbal noun of جَنَّ (janna) (form I)
DeclensionEdit

BaluchiEdit

NounEdit

جن (jan)

  1. woman

PersianEdit

NounEdit

جن (jen)

  1. jinn
  2. spirit
  3. demon
  4. fairy

UrduEdit

NounEdit

جن (jinm

  1. jinn
  2. demon

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