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DJINNY (djinn)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does djinny mean? 

DJINNY (noun)
  The noun DJINNY has 1 sense:

1. (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

  Familiarity information: DJINNY used as a noun is very rare.


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DJINNY (noun)


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Meaning:

(Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

djinni; djinny; genie; jinnee; jinni

Hypernyms ("djinny" is a kind of...):

disembodied spirit; spirit (any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings)

Domain category:

Islam; Islamism; Mohammedanism; Muhammadanism; Muslimism (the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "djinny"):

shaitan; shaytan ((Islam) a rebellious jinni who leads men astray)

eblis ((Islam) the principal evil jinni in Islamic mythology)


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