آية الله

ArabicEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Composed of آيَة(ʾāya, sign, token) +‎ اللّٰه(allāh, God). Literally "sign of God".

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔaː.ja.tu‿ɫ.ɫaːh/ (formal nominative)

NounEdit

آيَةُ اللّٰه (ʾāyatu llāhm (singular only)

  1. (Islam) ayatollah

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Persian: آیت‌الله(âyat-ollâh)