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Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɪni] (IPA)

The term "jinni" has often been associated with the Islamic and Arabic folklore of supernatural beings believed to possess great power. However, in contemporary times, several other synonyms have been used to describe similar entities, such as genie, djinn, and spirit. While the term "genie" has gained popularity through the well-known tale of Aladdin, the term "djinn" is also frequently used in the West to refer to mischievous entities. Other regional names include the "peris" of Persian mythology, the "ifrit" of Arabian legends, and the "marid" of North African folklore. Despite their varying regional names, all these entities are believed to have immense supernatural power and possess the ability to grant wishes.

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Usage examples for Jinni

"jinn" with its feminine form "jinni."
"Stories from Tagore"
Rabindranath Tagore
The building is the abode of jinni, and no one who goes in is ever able to come out by the same door.
"Southern Arabia"
Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
jinni also inhabit the lakes in the Gara mountains, and it is considered dangerous to wet your feet in them, for you will catch a fever.
"Southern Arabia"
Theodore Bent Mabel Bent

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