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Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Pl. afarit. Rebellious and wicked spirit, although some afarit are believed to be helpful. Mentioned in the Quran and hadith in the context of jinn, particularly rebellious ones. The term...

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Ifrit

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Pl. afarit. Rebellious and wicked spirit, although some afarit are believed to be helpful. Mentioned in the Quran and hadith in the context of jinn, particularly rebellious ones. The term...

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Ifrit

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 82 words.

Pl. afarit. Rebellious and wicked spirit, although some afarit are believed to be helpful. Mentioned in the Quran and

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afreet <i>noun</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 19 words.

L18 Arabic ('ifrīt, colloquial 'afrīt).

A powerful jinnee in Arabian stories and Muslim mythology.

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afreet

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In Arabian and Muslim mythology, a powerful jinn or demon; the word is recorded in English from the late 18th century, and comes from Arabic ῾ifrīt.

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Idris, Rejecting His Wardrobe, Defecates

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(Arab, Berber/Morocco)

The sky, which is female, is a spark from hell, which escapes in the morning and returns there at night to lie down and sleep. When there is an eclipse,...

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