See also: ال and أل

Arabic

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Etymology 1

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Root
ء و ل (ʔ w l)
10 terms

Compare Akkadian 𒌷 (ālum).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ʔaːl/
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Noun

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آل (ʔāl)

  1. family
    • a. 906, الناشئ الأكبر [an-nāšiʾ al-ʾakbar], كأنما الآل باعوا لها (first line)[1]:
      كأنما الآل باعوا لها … سوائمٌ قد غابَ راعيها
      تتلع أحياناً أكمها … ثم تهاوى في مهاويها
      As though the family sold her … cattle of which the herder dashes
      Their hills at times can hold them … Then into their pits she crashes.
  2. (obsolete) a vapor or exhalation that becomes visible in the desert in the morn or eve distinct from a سَرَاب (sarāb) by not reflecting
    • c. 700, أُميَّةُ بن أَبي عائِذٍ الهُذَليّ [Umayya ibn ʾabī ʿāʾiḏ (al-huḏalīy)], Dīwān al-Huḏalīyīn [Diwan Hodsailitarum / Hudsailian poems / Huḏaylitendiwan], page 201 verse 38 in Kosegarten’s edition:
      وَفِي غَمْرَةِ الْآلِ خِلْتُ الصُّوَى … عُرُوكًا عَلَى رَائِس يَقْسِمُونَا
      wafī ḡamrati al-ʔāli ḵiltu ṣ-ṣuwā … ʕurūkan ʕalā rāʔis yaqsimūnā
      In the overabundance of fogs I fancied the barrows … the mariners onto the valleyhead, dividing us
Declension
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Descendants
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  • Ottoman Turkish: آل (al)
  • Persian: آل (âl)

Etymology 2

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Root
ء و ل (ʔ w l)
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Pronunciation

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Verb

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آلَ (ʔāla) I, non-past يَؤُولُ‎ (yaʔūlu)

  1. to return
  2. to turn into, to become [with إِلَى (ʔilā)]
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:صار
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Etymology 3

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Verb

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آلُ (ʔālu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of أَلَا (ʔalā)

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Ottoman Turkish

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Etymology 1

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From Arabic آل (ʔāl).

Noun

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آل (al)

  1. family

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Etymology 2

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From Proto-Turkic *āl.

Adjective

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آل (al)

  1. crimson, red
Descendants
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  • Turkish: al
  • Albanian: all
  • Armenian: ալ (al)
  • Greek: άλικος (álikos, crimson)
  • Persian: آل (âl)

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Colors in Ottoman Turkish · بویا بویلر (boyalar) (layout · text)
     آق (ak)      بوز (boz)      قره (kara)
             قزل (kızıl); آل (al)              ترنجی (türünci); قوڭور (koñur)              صاری (sarı)
                          یشیل (yeşil)             
                          گوك (gök)              ماوی (mavi)
             مور (mor)              افلاطون (eflatun)              پنبه (pembe)

Persian

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Pronunciation

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Readings
Classical reading? āl
Dari reading? āl
Iranian reading? âl
Tajik reading? ol

Etymology 1

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From Proto-Indo-European *h₁el-.[1] Compare آلا (âlâ), Dezfuli آل (âl, pink), Mazanderani آل (âl, reddish color, red horse), Northern Talyshi āl ("crimson").

Adjective

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آل (âl)

  1. pale red, pink
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Etymology 2

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Of Turkic Origin, ultimately from Proto-Turkic *āl.

Adjective

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آل (âl)

  1. (in compounds) bright red, red, scarlet

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  1. ^ Nourai, Ali (2011) An Etymological Dictionary of Persian, English and other Indo-European Languages, page 122

Ushojo

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Noun

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آل (āl)

  1. race
  2. ethnicity