See also: Jin, jín, jìn, jīn, Jīn, jǐn, and -jin

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

jin (plural jins)

  1. Alternative spelling of jinn
    • 1928, Edgar Rice Burroughs, chapter 21, in Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle, page 281:
      Each grasped a musket in one hand and searched for his hijab with the other, for each carried several of these amulets, and that in demand this night was the one written against the jan, for certainly none but a jin could have done this thing.

AnagramsEdit


AbenakiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English gin.

NounEdit

jin

  1. gin

ReferencesEdit

  • Laurent, New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues

IndonesianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈd͡ʒɪn]
  • Hyphenation: jin

Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic جِنّ(jinn, genie).

NounEdit

jin (first-person possessive jinku, second-person possessive jinmu, third-person possessive jinnya)

  1. genie: a jinn, a being descended from the jann, normally invisible to the human eye, but who may also appear in animal or human form.

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch gin, geneva, alteration of Dutch genever (juniper), from Old French genevre (French genièvre), from Latin iūniperus (juniper).

NounEdit

jin (first-person possessive jinku, second-person possessive jinmu, third-person possessive jinnya)

  1. gin: a colourless non-aged alcoholic liquor made by distilling fermented grains such as barley, corn, oats or rye with juniper berries; the base for many cocktails.
  2. jenever
    Synonym: jenewer

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Persian زین(zin, saddle), from Middle Persian [script needed] (zyn' /zēn/, saddle).

NounEdit

jin (first-person possessive jinku, second-person possessive jinmu, third-person possessive jinnya)

  1. saddle: a seat (tack) for a rider placed on the back of a horse or other animal.

Etymology 4Edit

From Dutch jeans, from English jeans, a shortened form of jean fustian (from Middle English Gene (Genoa; Genovese) + fustian (strong cotton fabric).

NounEdit

jin (first-person possessive jinku, second-person possessive jinmu, third-person possessive jinnya)

  1. jeans: a pair of trousers made from denim cotton.

Further readingEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English gin.

NounEdit

jin m (genitive singular jin)

  1. gin (alcoholic beverage)

DeclensionEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

jin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of じん
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ジン

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

jin

  1. Nonstandard spelling of jīn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of jǐn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of jìn.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Northern KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Iranian *ǰánHh, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ǰánHs, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

NounEdit

jin f

  1. woman (adult female human being)
  2. wife

RohingyaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

jin (Hanifi spelling 𐴅𐴞𐴕)

  1. jinn