Eblis prince of the fallen angels in Arabic mythology and religion, from Arabic Iblis. Klein thinks this may be Gk. diablos, passed through Syriac where the first syllable was mistaken for the Syriac genitive particle di and dropped.

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  • Eblis — /ˈɛblɪs/ (say eblis) noun Islamic Mythology an evil spirit or devil, the chief of the wicked jinn. {Arabic Iblīs, from Greek diablos} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Eblis — Eb lis, n. [Ar. iblis.] (Moham. Myth.) The prince of the evil spirits; Satan. [Written also {Eblees}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eblis — Eblis, im Koran der Engel, welcher allein Adam (s. d.) nicht verehrte …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Eblis — [eb′lis] n. 〚Ar Iblīs〛 Islam Satan * * * Eb·lis (ĕbʹlĭs) n. Mythology The principal evil spirit or devil of Islamic mythology. * * * …   Universalium

  • Eblis — [eb′lis] n. [Ar Iblīs] Islam Satan …   English World dictionary

  • Eblis — Iblis Religion religions abrahamiques : judaïsme · christianisme · islam Ce …   Wikipédia en Français

  • éblis — (é blis ) s. m. Nom de l ange destructeur des djinns, dont il est parlé dans le Coran, et qui fut précipité lui même aux enfers, par suite de sa révolte contre Dieu. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Arabe, ablis, désespéré, diable …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • EBLIS —    in Mohammedan tradition the chief of the fallen angels, consigned to perdition for refusing to worship Adam at the command of his Creator, and who gratified his revenge by seducing Adam and Eve from innocency …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • eblis — m IV, DB. a, Ms. eblissie; lm M. y → iblis …   Słownik języka polskiego

  • Eblis —    See Iblis …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

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