دين

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Aramaic [Term?], from Middle Persian dyn' (dēn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

دِين (dīnm

  1. (verbal noun) conformism, conformance, conformity, God-fearingness, godliness, religiosity, devoutness, fealty, obedience
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Noun[edit]

دِين (dīnm (plural أَدْيَان (ʾadyān))

  1. religion, creed, credo, faith, conviction, belief, tenet, rite
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

دَيِّن (dayyin)

  1. religious, pious, godly, God-fearing, devout
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Etymology 3[edit]

Causative of the verb دَانَ (dāna, to be a debtor).

Verb[edit]

دَيَّنَ (dayyana) II, non-past يُدَيِّنُ‎ (yudayyinu)

  1. to loan, to lend, to advance
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Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

دِين (dīnm

  1. (verbal noun) borrowing, indebtedness, owing
  2. (verbal noun) debt, debit
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Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

دَيْن (daynm (plural دُيُون (duyūn) or أَدْيُن (ʾadyun) or دِينَة (dīna))

  1. verbal noun of دَانَ (dāna) (form I)
  2. debt, debit
  3. liability, pecuniary obligation
  4. obligation
  5. claim, financial claim
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References[edit]

Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “دين”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen

Etymology 6[edit]

Verb[edit]

دِينَ (dīna) (form I)

  1. third-person masculine singular past passive of دَانَ (dāna)