إبليس

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from the trilateral root ب ل س (b-l-s) with the general meaning of “despair”, بَلَسَ (balasa). Alternatively theorized to come from Ancient Greek διάβολος (diábolos, devil, accuser, slanderer).

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إِبْلِيس (ʾiblīsm (plural أَبَالِسَة (ʾabālisa))

  1. Iblis, devil, Satan

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