(also Shaitaan, Shaitan, Iblis, Satan; pl. Shayatin): Source of evil in the world. He always tries to misguide and mislead people. The Koran states that Satan is not an angel, but a member of the Jinn. more
At its simplest, Shayá¹Än is the Arabic word for "Satan." In Islam, Shayá¹Än (Arabic: Ø´ÙŠØ·Ø§Ù†) is an entity analogous to Satan in Christianity. The Islamic view of the shayá¹Än has both commonalities and differences with Christian and Jewish (Yahudis) views.