variants or Jaina
ˈjī-nə How to pronounce Jain (audio)
: an adherent of Jainism

Examples of Jain in a Sentence

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Word History


Hindi & Urdu Jain, from Sanskrit Jaina

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Jain was in 1805

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“Jain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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