Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: aladdin
IPA transcription: [æl'ædɪn]
Pronunciations of aladdin
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Aladdin
    Meaning: in the Arabian Nights a boy who acquires a magic lamp from which he can summon a genie
Usage examples
  • When Aladdin gave these commands to the genie, the sun was set.
  • He then quickly learnt about the wealth, charities, happiness, and splendid palace of Prince Aladdin.
  • Lay one down immediately." The genie disappeared, and Aladdin saw what he desired executed in an instant.
  • Aladdin went out of the hall, and returning soon after, found the window, as he wished it to be, like the others.
  • Thus Aladdin, while he paid all respect to the sultan, won by his affable behaviour and liberality the affections of the people.
  • Aladdin returned home in the order he had come, amidst the acclamations of the people, who wished him all happiness and prosperity.
  • "Well," said he, rubbing his hands in glee, "I shall have the lamp, and I shall make Aladdin return to his original mean condition."
  • On his return he had recourse to an operation of geomancy to find out where the lamp was--whether Aladdin carried it about with him, or where he left it.
  • The next morning the attendants of Aladdin presented themselves to dress him, and brought him another habit, as rich and magnificent as that worn the day before.
  • The next day the magician called for the twelve lamps, paid the man his full price, put them into a basket hanging on his arm, and went directly to Aladdin's palace.
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