Definitions of Jin

  1. Alt. of Jinn

Usage examples for Jin

  1. But then, then you are immediately transported to a magic palace, existing in some uncertain age of fancy, which does not seem the work of human hands, but rather of Jin, an enchanted dwelling of seven lovely damsels. – The Land of The Blessed Virgin; Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia by William Somerset Maugham
  2. Avali, the Gorgios don't jin it- it's saw Rommany. – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland
  3. He adds: The Chinese report marvels of the Jin- seng, and no doubt it is for Chinese organisation a tonic of very great effect for old and weak persons; but its nature is too heating, the Chinese physicians admit, for the European temperament, already in their opinion too hot. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  4. " It wells from the waver tem you jin," said my informant, in explanation. – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland
  5. The plural of nouns is expressed by prefixing some word signifying plurality, as to- jin, many men; to- to jin, a multitude of men; chung jin, all men; and sometimes by a repetition of the word as jin- jin, men. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  6. Then he died without any trouble, and the people built a shrine to him as Urashima Mio- jin.... – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  7. We're lullero adoi we don't jin the jib. – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland
  8. Whether Maundeville's dwarfs were the same as the Siao- Jin of the Shan- hai- King is a question difficult to decide; but, in any case, both these pigmy races of legend inhabited a part of what is now the Chinese Empire. – A Philological Essay Concerning the Pygmies of the Ancients by Edward Tyson
  9. After Royal Earth comes Jin- Hwang- She,-" Sovereign Man,"- who divided the land, and was forty- five thousand years about it. – Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas by W. Hastings Macaulay
  10. The tripod that supported the framework of Bushido was said to be Chi, Jin, Yu, respectively Wisdom, Benevolence, and Courage. – Bushido, the Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobé