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[din, deen] /dɪn, din/
noun, (used with a plural verb) Islam.
1.
religion, especially the religious observances of a Muslim.
Also, deen
[deen] /din/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Arabic dīn ‘religion’ < Persian dēn
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British Dictionary definitions for deen

din1

/dɪn/
noun
1.
a loud discordant confused noise
verb dins, dinning, dinned
2.
(transitive) usually foll by into. to instil (into a person) by constant repetition
3.
(transitive) to subject to a din
4.
(intransitive) to make a din
Word Origin
Old English dynn; compare Old Norse dynr, Old High German tuni

din2

/dɪn/
noun (Judaism)
1.
a particular religious law; the halacha about something
2.
the ruling of a Beth Din or religious court
Word Origin
from Hebrew, literally: judgment

din3

/diːn/
noun
1.
(Islam) religion in general, esp the beliefs and obligations of Islam
Word Origin
Arabic, related to dain debt

DIN

/dɪn/
noun
1.
a formerly used logarithmic expression of the speed of a photographic film, plate, etc, given as –10log10E, where E is the exposure of a point 0.1 density units above the fog level; high-speed films have high numbers Compare ISO rating
2.
a system of standard plugs, sockets, and cables formerly used for interconnecting domestic audio and video equipment
Word Origin
C20: from German D(eutsche) I(ndustrie) N(orm) German Industry Standard
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Word Origin and History for deen

din

n.

Old English dyne (n.), dynian (v.), from Proto-Germanic *duniz (cf. Old Norse dynr, Danish don, Middle Low German don "noise"), from PIE root *dwen- "to make noise" (cf. Sanskrit dhuni "roaring, a torrent").

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Related Abbreviations for deen

din

dining room

Din

dinar
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