Jedi

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Syllables: Jed·i

Etymology[edit]

Said to have been adapted by George Lucas from Japanese 時代劇 ‎(jidaigeki) (meaning "period drama" motion pictures about samurai), or perhaps inspired by with the words Jed (King) and Jeddak (Emperor) in the Barsoom series by Edgar Rice Burroughs, a series that Lucas considered adapting to film.

Noun[edit]

Jedi ‎(plural Jedis or Jedi)

  1. (fiction) One of a fictional order of beings from the Star Wars universe who are gifted with heightened awareness of the Force.
  2. (religion) A follower of Jediism

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Noun[edit]

Jedi m ‎(plural Jedis)

  1. Jedi (a fictional order of beings)