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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
      When night falls, plan to visit me. For I believe night is the time that keeps secrets best.
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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

Compare Aramaic ܓܢܝܐ(ginnaya, tutelary deity)

NounEdit

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

  1. jinn, genies, 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 (Hindi spelling जिन्न)

  1. jinn
  2. demon

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