Definition of "ibn" [ibn]

  • (noun) son of
  • (noun) Abraham Ben Meir. 1093–1167, Jewish poet, scholar, and traveller, born in Spain

Use "ibn" in a sentence

  • "Some argue that by this term ibn - ` Arabī meant to imply that nothing truly exists except the One."
  • "As someone enraptured with history, and visiting around the time of the eightieth anniversary of the end of the First World War, I went to offer my respects at the tomb of Hussein ibn Ali — the Grand Sharif of Mecca, the father of Emir Abdullah, and the great-grandfather of King Hussein."
  • "In the City of Peace lived an elderly merchant of the name ibn-Qarin, rich in all things but lacking a generous heart and a love of man."

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