جنة

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ordered at the root ج ن ن (j-n-n), but this is related to “darkening”. It is borrowed from Classical Syriac ܓܰܢܬܳܐ (gannəṯā) where the root means “lying down”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جَنَّة (jannaf (plural جَنَّات (jannāt) or جِنَان (jinān))

  1. garden
  2. paradise, heaven

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ahrens, Karl (1930), “Christliches im Qoran. Eine Nachlese”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[1] (in German), volume 84, page 27
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “جن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جَنَّة (janna).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جَنَّة (jannaf (plural جَنَّات ‎(jannāt))

  1. heaven