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אלהא

AramaicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Cognate with the Arabic اللّٰه (allāh), Hebrew אֵל (ʾēl), אֱלוֹהַּ \ אֱלֹהַּ (ʾĕlṓah), אֱלוֹהִים \ אֱלֹהִים (ʾĕlōhīm); ultimately from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-.

NounEdit

אֱלָהָא (ʾĕlāhm (plural אֱלָהַיָּא)

  1. god, deity
    • Daniel 5:4, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      אִשְׁתִּיו חַמְרָא וְשַׁבַּחוּ לֵאלָהֵי דַּהֲבָא וְכַסְפָּא נְחָשָׁא פַרְזְלָא אָעָא וְאַבְנָא׃
      ʾištīn ḥamrā wəšabbáḥū lēlāhē dahăḇā wəḵaspā nəḥāšā p̄arzəlā ʾāʿā wəʾaḇnā.
      They drank wine, and praised the gods of gold, and of silver, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone.

NounEdit

אֱלָהָא (ʾĕlāhm

  1. God

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