See also: أخل, اخل, أحل, and اجل

Arabic

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Etymology 1

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Root
ء ج ل (ʔ j l)
1 term

Pronunciation 1

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  • IPA(key): /ʔa.d͡ʒal/
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Adverb
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أَجَل (ʔajal)

  1. yes, indeed, no doubt
Noun
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أَجَل (ʔajalm (plural آجَال (ʔājāl))

  1. fate, destiny
  2. appointed time, deadline
  3. one's allotted lifespan
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Descendants
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  • Azerbaijani: əcəl
  • Bengali: আজল (ajol)
  • Kurdish:
    Northern Kurdish: ecel
  • Kyrgyz: ажал (ajal)
  • Maguindanao: ajal
  • Malay: ajal
    • Indonesian: ajal
  • Pashto: اځل (aǰál), اجل (aǰál)
  • Persian: اجل (ajal)
    • Tajik: аҷал (ajal)
    • Hindustani:
    Hindi: अजल (ajal)
    Urdu: اجل (ajal)
  • Ottoman Turkish: اجل
    • Turkish: ecel
    • Crimean Tatar: ecel
  • Tatar: әҗәл (äcäl)
  • Turkmen: ajal
  • Swahili: ajali
  • Uzbek: ajal

Pronunciation 2

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  • IPA(key): /ʔad͡ʒ.d͡ʒa.la/
Verb
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أَجَّلَ (ʔajjala) II, non-past يُؤَجِّلُ‎ (yuʔajjilu)

  1. to postpone, to delay, to put off
    Antonym: عَجَّلَ (ʕajjala)
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Pronunciation 3

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Noun
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أَجْل (ʔajlm

  1. Only used in مِنْ أَجْلِ (min ʔajli) and لِأَجْلِ (liʔajli)

Etymology 2

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Root
ج ل ل (j l l)
7 terms

Elative of جَلِيل (jalīl).

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Adjective

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أَجَلّ (ʔajall) (feminine جُلَّى (jullā), masculine plural أَجَلُّون (ʔajallūn), 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
      • (Can we date this quote?), أَبُو اَلنَّجْم اَلْعِجْلِيُّ [ʔabū n-najm al-ʕijliyyu], (Please provide the book title or journal name):
        اَلْحَمْدُ لِلّٰهِ الْعَلِيِّ الْأَجْلَلِ // اَلْوَاحِدِ الْفَرْدِ الْقَدِيمِ الْأَوَّلِ
        al-ḥamdu lillāhi l-ʕaliyyi l-ʔajlali // al-wāḥidi l-fardi l-qadīmi l-ʔawwali
        (please add an English translation of this quotation)
    5. stronger, stouter, rougher; strongest, stoutest, roughest
    6. older, more experienced; oldest, most experienced
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Etymology 3

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Root
ج ل ل (j l l)
7 terms

Verb

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أَجَلَّ (ʔajalla) IV, non-past يُجِلُّ‎ (yujillu)

  1. to respect, to venerate, to honor, to glorify
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South Levantine Arabic

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Root
ء ج ل
1 term

Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Arabic أَجَّلَ (ʔajjala).

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Verb

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أجّل (ʔajjal) II (present بأجّل (biʔajjel), passive participle مأجّل (mʔajjal))

  1. to postpone, to put off
    كان لازم يأجّلو العرس.
    kān lāzem yʔajjelu l-ʕoros.
    They had to postpone the wedding.
    خلّينا نأجّل هالموضوع ليوم تاني.
    ḵallīna nʔajjel hal-mauḍūʕ la-yōm tāni.
    Let's put off this subject for another day.

Conjugation

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    Conjugation of أجّل (ʔajjal)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m أجّلت (ʔajjalt) أجّلت (ʔajjalt) أجّل (ʔajjal) أجّلنا (ʔajjalna) أجّلتو (ʔajjaltu) أجّلو (ʔajjalu)
f أجّلتي (ʔajjalti) أجّلت (ʔajjalat)
present m بأجّل (baʔajjel) بتأجّل (bitʔajjel) بأجّل (biʔajjel) منأجّل (minʔajjel) بتأجّلو (bitʔajjlu) بأجّلو (biʔajjlu)
f بتأجّلي (bitʔajjli) بتأجّل (bitʔajjel)
subjunctive m اأجّل (aʔajjel) تأجّل (tʔajjel) يأجّل (yʔajjel) نأجّل (nʔajjel) تأجّلو (tʔajjlu) يأجّلو (yʔajjlu)
f تأجّلي (tʔajjli) تأجّل (tʔajjel)
imperative m أجّل (ʔajjel) أجّلو (ʔajjlu)
f أجّلي (ʔajjli)

Torwali

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Etymology

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From Sanskrit उज्ज्वल (ujjvala).

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Adjective

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أجل (ujəl)

  1. white