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EtymologyEdit

Ordered at the root ج ن ن (j-n-n), but this is related to “darkening”. It is borrowed from Classical Syriac ܓܰܢܬܳܐ (gannəṯā) where the root means “lying down”.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

جَنَّة (jannaf (plural جَنَّات (jannāt) or جِنَان (jinān))

  1. garden
  2. paradise, heaven

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ReferencesEdit

  • Ahrens, Karl (1930), “Christliches im Qoran. Eine Nachlese”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[1] (in German), volume 84, page 27
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “جن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic جَنَّة (janna).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

جَنَّة (jannaf (plural جَنَّات ‎(jannāt))

  1. heaven