إله

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root verb ألّهَ (’állaha, to deify); ultimately from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔiˈlaːh/
    • Egypt: IPA(key): [ʔeˈlæːh]
    • Levant: IPA(key): [ʔɪˈlaːh]
    • Central Arabia: IPA(key): [ʔɪˈlæːh]
    • West Arabia: IPA(key): [ʔeˈlaːh]
    • Persian Gulf: IPA(key): [ʔɪˈlɑːh]
    • Tunisia: IPA(key): [iˈlɛːh]
    • Algeria: IPA(key): [ilɛh]
    • Morocco: IPA(key): [ʔilæh], colloquially IPA(key): [ʔlæh]

NounEdit

إلٰه (ʾilāhm, plural آلِهة (ʾāliha)‎; إلٰهة (ʾilāha)‎ f

  1. deity, god (generic)
Last modified on 18 November 2013, at 21:04