آلاف

See also: ألاق

ArabicEdit

NounEdit

آلَاف (ʾālāf)

  1. plural of أَلْف(ʾalf)

South Levantine ArabicEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔaː.laːf/, [ʔaˈlæːf]
  • (file)

NounEdit

آلاف (ʔālāff pl

  1. plural of ألف(ʔalf, thousand)

Usage notesEdit

  • When preceded by a number, the initial glottal stop is replaced by an intrusive ت(t):
    خمس آلاف‎ ― ḵams tālāffive thousand
    (file)
  • The plural form ألوف(ʔulūf) is used in other cases, corresponding to "thousands (of)" in English.