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afreet

or afrit gigantic jinn, powerful and malicious. [Muslim Myth.: Benét, 13]
See: Demon
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Col Al Afreet underlined the keenness of the committee on issuing weapons for hunting according to the studied mechanism.
Poole presents the afreet as a threat to the servants, and thus to Egyptians, while demonizing the Egyptians themselves.
The rare appearance of the term `ifrit (feminine `ifritah) in the Qur'an (the sacred scripture of Islam) and in Hadith (eyewitness narratives recounting Muhammad's words, actions, or approbations) is always in the phrase "the afreet of the jinn" and probably means "rebellious.
The main goal of this initiative is to promote awareness among community members, and acquaint them with the dangers associated with fireworks, especially among children and teenagers,' said Al Afreet, adding that the loud noise of firecrackers may cause fear and have a psychological impact on children.
In order to get weapon permits, UAE citizens should have their valid original passport, family book, certificate of good conduct, along with their Emirates ID cards and copies of all," Lieutenant Colonel Hamid Saeed Al Afreet said.
Galileo's daughter Reem, winner of the Listed Al Bastakiya, is out of the Danehill mare Al Afreet, a winner of one race in Australia.
Reem (Aus) 3f Galileo - Al Afreet Homebred by Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa and her Australian form looks okay.
Colonel Humaid Al Afreet, director of firearms and explosives department at Abu Dhabi police, said: "Accidents involving fireworks have reduced over the years, due to an increased number of inspections and awareness campaigns".
An hour later they were back in the winner's enclosure, having landed the seven-and-a-half-furlong handicap with Afreet, a six-year-old gelding by Kris who had run once previously for Alec Stewart.
While the boy walks away "across the bomb sites and the rubble of Baghdad," his "head is held high and his eyes are bright for behind his eyes are towers and jewels and djinn, carpets and rings and wild afreets, kings and princes and cities and brass" (#50: 32).
Naming metaphysical things like jinnies, ghosts and afreets in Yemeni) or (Jen, Arvah and efrit in Persian translated) euphemized by (Aauthu be Allah men ash-shaitan(I seek protection of God from devil)in Yemeni) to (az ma behtaran, Besme Allah and Panah bar khoda) minimizers in Persian).
In Chapter I, "The Taming of the Irish Afreets," Nagai argues that Kipling usually presented these Irish characters as immigrants rather than exiles, men who adapt well to the conditions of Empire and who, unlike their English counterparts, do not long for an expected return "Home.