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Iblis

Definition:

the principal evil jinni in Islamic mythology

Class:

person noun (people)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Eblis | Iblees

Etymology:

prince of the fallen angels in Arabic mythology and religion, from Arabic Iblis...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Devil (Islam) | Iblīs | Shayṭān

or Shayṭān. In Islam Iblis is a jinni who refused to bow to Adam. The primary characteristic of the Devil, besides hubris, is that he has no power other than the power to cast evil suggestions into the heart of men, women, and jinn, although the... (46 of 1556 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Devil (Islam)

Iblis (disambiguation)

name of a devil in Islam. It may also refer to: Eblis (musician), Iranian rapper from Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan | Iblis, fomer singer with German black-metal band Endstille | Count Iblis, an exiled alien who was rescued by the Battlestar Galactica and ... (40 of 200 words, 10 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Iblis (disambiguation)

Wiktionary:

Satan | Satans [plural] | Iblis [Islam] | Iblees [Islam] | Shayṭan [Islam] | Prince of Darkness [Islam] | Eblis [Islam] | the Adversary [synonym, sense-specific] | Beelzebub [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

[religion] The supreme evil spirit in the Abrahamic religions, who tempts humanity and rules Hell; the Devil. | [religion, Theistic Satanism] The same figure, regarded as a deity to be revered and worshipped. | A person or animal regarded as... (38 of 174 words, 4 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciations, 1 image)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Satan

Random House Dictionary:

Iblis [Islamic mythology]

an evil spirit or devil, the chief of the wicked jinn. (11 of 18 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/iblis

Collins Dictionary:

Eblis

the chief evil jinni in Islamic mythology (7 of 243 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/eblis

New World Dictionary:

Satan | Eblis [Islam] | Prince of Darkness [Islam]

[Judaism] any of various celestial beings functioning as accuser or critic of humanity | [Christian theology] the great enemy of humankind and of ... (22 of 55 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/satan

American Heritage Dictionary:

Eblis [mythology]

The principal evil spirit or devil of Islamic mythology. (9 of 11 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/eblis

Britannica Encyclopedia:

jinni [Arabian mythology] | Jinn [plural] | Genie [plural] | Jinnī [Arabic]

in Arabic mythology, a supernatural spirit below the level of angels and devils. Ghūl, ʿifrīt, and siʿlā constitute classes of jinn. Jinn are beings ... (24 of 257 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/304033​/jinni

Oxford Dictionary:

genie | genies [plural] | genii [plural]

a spirit of Arabian folklore, as depicted traditionally imprisoned within a bottle or oil lamp, and capable of granting wishes when summoned (22 of 99 words, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/genie

Columbia Encyclopedia:

jinni | jinniyah | jinn

feminine jinniyah, plural jinn, in Arabic and Islamic folklore, spirit or demon endowed with supernatural power. In ancient belief the jinn were ... (22 of 98 words, pronunciations)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/ent​/A​0826317​.html

Macmillan British Dictionary:

genie [countable] | genies [plural] | let the genie out of the bottle

an imaginary spirit with magic powers in ancient Middle Eastern stories | "let the genie out of the bottle": to do something that causes a situation ... (25 of 80 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/genie

Merriam-Webster:

genie | genies [plural] | genii [plural] | jinni [synonym, sense-specific]

"jinni" [sense-specific] | a magic spirit believed to take human form and serve the person who calls it (17 of 61 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/genie

Cambridge Dictionary:

genie | genies [plural] | genii [plural]

a magical spirit, originally in Arab traditional stories, who does or provides whatever the person who controls it asks (19 of 28 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/genie

Encarta Dictionary:

genie | genies [plural]

in Arabian folklore, a magical spirit that has supernatural powers and will obey the commands of the person who summons it. jinni (22 of 46 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861674879​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

Eblis

Origin: prince of the fallen angels in Arabic mythology and religion, from Arabic Iblis. Klein thinks this may be Greek diablos, passed through ... (22 of 37 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=eblis

Collins Dictionary:

Eblis

Origin: Arabic Iblīs, from Greek diabolos slanderer, devil

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/eblis

New World Dictionary:

Eblis [Islam]

Origin: Arabic Iblīs

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/eblis

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Eblis

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Eblis"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/eblis

the Free Dictionary:

Eblis

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "Eblis"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "Eblis" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Eblis

YourDictionary Audio:

Eblis

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Eblis"

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