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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Halema began to describe the life of the desert djinn who people the underworld.
▪ My aunt was satisfied with her djinn and refused to marry.
▪ Quite often, the djinn are simply invisible, and may only be identified by a whiff of cinnamon in the air.
▪ The djinn will always pay you back.
▪ The Devil is not a djinn, Um Yusef, but is as with you.
▪ There are black djinn and white djinn.
▪ Weir's smoke made me think of djinn, genies from the bottle.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Jinnee \Jin"nee\, Jinni \Jin"ni\(j[i^]n"n[=e]), n.; pl. Jinn (j[i^]n). [Ar.] (Arabian & Mohammedan Myth.) A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming various forms. [Written also jin, djinn, djinnee, genie, etc.]

Note: Jinn is also used as sing., with pl. jinns.


djinnee \djin"nee\ djinni \djin"ni\, djinny \djin"ny\(j[i^]n"n[=e]), n.; pl. djinn (j[i^]n) or djinns (j[i^]nz). A spirit believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals. Same as djinni and Jinnee. See Jinnee, Jinn.

Syn: genie, jinn, jinni, jinnee, djinn, djinni.


n. (alternative form of jinn English)


See djinni

  1. n. (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 [syn: genie, jinni, jinnee, djinny]

  2. [also: djinn (pl)]

Djinn (album)

Djinn is the second full-length album by the black metal band Melechesh, and their first on Osmose Productions. A video for Genies, Sorcerers and Mesopotamian Nights was made, using an abridged version. Also note that the song "The Siege of Lachish" is actually 6 minutes and 21 seconds long; after an extended period of silence, a Mesopotamian chant played in reverse starts at 9:32.

Djinn (novel)

Djinn is a novel by Alain Robbe-Grillet. It was written as a French textbook with California State University, Dominguez Hills professor Yvone Lenard using a process of grammatical progression. Each chapter covers a specific element of French grammar which becomes increasingly difficult over the course of the novel. The first five chapters are written in the present tense from the first person point of view. The sixth chapter is written partially in the third person past and partially in the first person present. The eighth chapter is written in the first person point of view, but the narrator has changed from the masculine Simon Lecoeur to an unknown female narrator.

The work was first released in the United States with the title Le Rendez-vous (The Meeting) and contained questions at the end of each chapter. The same year, Robbe-Grillet re-released the text, removing the questions and adding a prologue and an epilogue to frame the story. A year later, the novel was translated into English by Lenard and Walter Wells, also of California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Djinn (comics)

Djinn is a Franco-Belgian comics series written by Jean Dufaux and illustrated by Ana Mirallès. The story is an adult adventure-thriller and deals with themes of sexuality and colonial politics.

The first four volumes make up the "Ottoman Cycle" while the following five comprise the "Africa Cycle". The "Indian Cycle", planned for four volumes, started 2010 with the volume "Le Pavillon des Plaisirs".

Djinn (disambiguation)

Djinn (sing. djinnī, anglicized as genies) are supernatural creatures mentioned in Islamic theology.

Djinn may also refer to:

  • Djinn (comics), a bande dessinée by Jean Dufaux and Ana Mirallès
  • Djinn chair, a design of the "Modernist" style created by French designer Olivier Mourgue
  • Djinn (film), an Emirati film directed by Tobe Hooper
  • Djinn (Golden Sun), creatures in the video game Golden Sun
  • Djinn (novel), by Alain Robbe-Grillet
  • Djinns (film), a 2010 French-Moroccan film
  • Djinn (Dungeons & Dragons), a character from Dungeons & Dragons
  • Sud-Ouest Djinn, a French light helicopter
Djinn (Dungeons & Dragons)

In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the djinn is a type of genie.

Djinn (film)

Djinn is a 2013 Emirati supernatural thriller film directed by Tobe Hooper and written by David Tully. It is set in the United Arab Emirates and features the djinn. The film, produced by Image Nation, is in both Arabic and English languages. The film's theatrical release has been delayed since 2011. Djinn premiered at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival on , 2013.

Usage examples of "djinn".

In our time, witches and djinns are found as regular fare in children's entertainment, exorcism of demons is still practised by the Roman Catholic and other Churches, and the proponents of one cult still denounce as sorcery the cultic practices of another.

He was unaffected by the temptations of the djinns because—via technicolor—he had been tempted by professionals against whom the djinnees simply did not stand up.

He was unaffected by the temptations of the djinns because—via technicolor—he had been tempted by professionals against whom the djinnees simply did not stand up.

Now it began to say something piously satisfied about now look what a jam he'd gotten himself to, actually thinking romantic thoughts about an idiot girl who believed in imaginary creatures like djinns and efreets!

The inference was crazy—but if this was a world in which djinns were real, then craziness was sense.

They kidnapped princesses, whom the heroes of the Arabian Nights unfailingly rescued, and they fought wars among themselves, and they were not quite the same as efreets, who were always repulsive, while djinns might take the form of very personable humans.

At a moment when djinns were recently made plausible, erratic behavior of furniture suggesting ghosts was practically prosaic.

In the fix he was in, to be thinking about djinns and captive queens and such lunatic items!

The people of Barkut were, apparently, rather casual about djinns in spite of the long-continued war and the captivity of their official ruler.

On the two occasions when djinns had turned up to Tony's knowledge, the people had not run away, but had come howling with rage to attack them.

Ghail had spoiled everything by that unfortunate comment on the ability of djinns to take any form they wished, including chests of coins and jewels.

But as he sat, a sad and lonely and a disappointed figure, immune to the lavish immorality of the djinns, his conscience was amazed.

Her eyes were not the elongated animal eyes of male djinns, though, and apparently she had remembered with some care not to have her ears pointed.

So the king knows that your country must explode djinns to destroy your enemies' cities, and he's afraid you'll tell the people of Barkut how to do it too.

In his home world, Tony reflected, djinns would only really fit in Hollywood.