chapter  VI
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THE ORIGIN OF BELIEFS AND PRACTICES RELATING TO THE JNŪN

T h e word jnun is a local plural of the old A rabic jinn , which itself is a collective noun, although in M orocco it is used as a singular. A nd with the name came also the con­ ceptions connected with it. The Moorish jnun resemble in all essentials and in many details the jin n o f the East.