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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Elative of جَلِيل(jalīl, great, important; exalted; revered, honorable, venerable; glorious, magnificent; strong, stout, rough; old, experienced), from the root ج ل ل(j-l-l).

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

أَجَل (ʾajal)

  1. yes, indeed, no doubt

NounEdit

أَجَل (ʾajalm (plural آجَال(ʾājāl))

  1. fate, destiny
  2. appointed time, deadline
  3. (Islam) one's allotted lifespan

NounEdit

أَجْل (ʾajl?

  1. Only used in مِنْ أَجْلِ(min ʾajli) and لِأَجْلِ(liʾajli)

AdjectiveEdit

أَجَلّ (ʾajall) (feminine جُلَّى(jullā), masculine plural أَجَلُّون(ʾajallūn), feminine plural جُلَّيَات(jullayāt))

  1. elative degree of جَلِيل(jalīl):
    1. greater, more important; greatest, most important
    2. more exalted; most exalted
    3. more revered, more honorable, more venerable; most revered, most honorable, most venerable
    4. more glorious, more magnificent; most glorious, most magnificent
    5. stronger, stouter, rougher; strongest, stoutest, roughest
    6. older, more experienced; oldest, most experienced

DeclensionEdit

EtymologyEdit

VerbEdit

أَجَّلَ (ʾajjala) II, non-past يُؤَجِّلُ‎‎ (yuʾajjilu)

  1. to postpone, to delay, to put off
    Antonym: عَجَّلَ(ʿajjala)
ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “جل”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN