jin

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See also: Jin, jín, jìn, jīn, Jīn, jǐn, and -jin

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

jin (plural jins)

  1. Alternative spelling of jinn
    • 1928, Edgar Rice Burroughs, chapter 21, in Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle, page 281:
      Each grasped a musket in one hand and searched for his hijab with the other, for each carried several of these amulets, and that in demand this night was the one written against the jin, for certainly none but a jin could have done this thing.

Etymology 2[edit]

Japanese (jin).

Noun[edit]

jin (plural jins or jin)

  1. A portion of dead wood on a branch or at the top of the trunk of a bonsai tree, whether formed naturally or deliberately to suggest age and hardship.

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Abenaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English gin.

Noun[edit]

jin

  1. gin

References[edit]

  • Laurent, New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues

Indonesian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈd͡ʒɪn]
  • Hyphenation: jin

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay jin, from Classical Malay jin, from Arabic جِنّ(jinn, genie).

Noun[edit]

jin (first-person possessive jinku, second-person possessive jinmu, third-person possessive jinnya)

  1. genie: a jinn, a being descended from the jann, normally invisible to the human eye, but who may also appear in animal or human form.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch jeans, from English jeans, a shortened form of jean fustian (from Middle English Gene (Genoa; Genovese) + fustian (strong cotton fabric).

Noun[edit]

jin (first-person possessive jinku, second-person possessive jinmu, third-person possessive jinnya)

  1. jeans: a pair of trousers made from denim cotton.

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Dutch gin, geneva, alteration of Dutch genever (juniper), from Old French genevre (French genièvre), from Latin iūniperus (juniper).

Noun[edit]

jin (first-person possessive jinku, second-person possessive jinmu, third-person possessive jinnya)

  1. gin: a colourless non-aged alcoholic liquor made by distilling fermented grains such as barley, corn, oats or rye with juniper berries; the base for many cocktails.
  2. jenever
    Synonym: jenewer
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Etymology 4[edit]

From Malay jin, from Classical Malay jin, from Persian زین(zin, saddle), from Middle Persian [script needed] (zyn' /zēn/, saddle).

Noun[edit]

jin (first-person possessive jinku, second-person possessive jinmu, third-person possessive jinnya)

  1. (obsolete) saddle: a seat (tack) for a rider placed on the back of a horse or other animal.
    Synonym: pelana

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English gin.

Noun[edit]

jin m (genitive singular jin)

  1. gin (alcoholic beverage)

Declension[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

jin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of じん
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ジン

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

jin

  1. Nonstandard spelling of jīn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of jǐn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of jìn.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *ǰánHh, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ǰánHs, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Noun[edit]

jin f

  1. woman (adult female human being)
  2. wife

Nupe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

jin

  1. to do; to practice
  2. to make
    Mi è jin yangíci.I'm making food.
    Mi jin yèbo!I give thanks!
  3. to be
    Yìzhè jin èmì à.The world is not home.

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Rohingya[edit]

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Noun[edit]

jin (Hanifi spelling 𐴅𐴞𐴕)

  1. jinn

Yoruba[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

jìn

  1. to be far

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