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(jĭnē`), feminine


(jĭnēyä`), plural


(jĭn), in Arabic and Islamic folklore, spirit or demon endowed with supernatural power. In ancient belief the jinn were associated with the destructive forces of nature. In Islamic tradition they were corporeal spirits similar to men in appearance but having certain supernatural powers, especially those of changing in size and shape. Capable of both good and evil, the jinn were popular in literatures of the Middle East, notably in the stories of the Thousand and One Nights. The term genie is the English form and is sometimes confused with the Roman genius.


, jinnee, djinni, djinny
a being or spirit in Muslim belief who could assume human or animal form and influence man by supernatural powers
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Use of industry standard On Entertainment data from TMS enables the advanced search and discovery functionality offered by the Jinni service to directly connect with viewing information for all linear TV and OTT content sources.
TEL AVIV, Israel -- Jinni, the innovative new taste-and-mood based guide for movies and TV shows, today closed its series B funding round for $5 million.
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Jinni redefines the field of discovery for TV shows and movies because it is truly user-centric," said Mike Pohl, CEO of Jinni.
Through the Recommendation Engine Partner Programme, NDS will offer the services of Jinni as a partner to its customers in recommendation engine based initiatives.
We're thrilled to be bringing this functionality to the television with OpenTV," said Mike Pohl, CEO of Jinni.
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ADPnews) - Sep 10, 2010 - Belgian telecoms operator Belgacom SA (EBR:BELG) said today it signed two exclusive strategic partnerships for Belgium and Luxembourg with Jinni and in3Depth Systems for the build-up of its future platform Belgacom Entertainment.
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Ahmad barters his soul to the mighty jinni to free her.