Word of the Day :


jinni :

  

noun1 : one of a class of spirits thataccording to Muslim demonologyinhabit the earthassume variousforms, and exercise supernaturalpower 2 : a magic spirit believed to take human form and serve the person who calls it : genie 

Examples:
Onstage, she was electric. She was like some sort of jinni, a supernaturalforce of some sort.” — Jon CarrollSan Francisco ChronicleSeptember18, 2014 

“A knockoff ‘Bewitched‘ in whichHagman played Maj. AnthonyNelson, a bachelor astronaut more or less cohabiting with curvaceousfemale jinni Barbara Eden, who called him ‘Master,’ the serieswhichwas risqué in a way about to becomeoutdated, ran from 1965 to 1970….” — Robert LloydLos Angeles TimesNovember 26, 2012

Did you know?
Is that jinni or jinnDjinni or djinnAdopted from an Arabic word for demon (usually represented in our alphabet as jinnī), this word is spelled a variety of ways in Englishincluding genie, a spelling that comesfrom the same Arabic word but by way of French. All of those variantspellings are used to describe a supernatural spirit from Arabicmythology that is made of fire or air and can assume human or animalformMythology holds that jinn (that‘s the plural of jinnilove to punishhumans for any harm done to themand that they are the cause of manyaccidents and diseases.

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