الله

See also: اللہ

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ArabicEdit

.اللّٰه
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Alternative formsEdit

  • ‎(allāh) (single-character ligature)

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of الْإِلٰه ‎(al-ʾilāh, the god). Cognate with Aramaic אֱלָהָא ‎(ʾĕlāhā), and Hebrew אֵל ‎(ʾēl), אֱלוֹהַּ \ אֱלֹהַּ ‎(ʾĕlōah), אֱלוֹהִים \ אֱלֹהִים ‎(ʾĕlōhīm); ultimately from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-.

PronunciationEdit

  • (in isolation): IPA(key): /aɫˈɫaːh/
    • (file)
      pronunciation in isolation
    Egypt, Levant, Sudan: IPA(key): [ɑlˈlɑːh]
    West Asia, Tunsia: IPA(key): [ɑɫˈɫɑːh]
    Arabian Peninsula: IPA(key): [aɫˈɫaːh]
  • (after a or u): /ɫˈɫɑːh/
    Egypt, Levant, Sudan: IPA(key): [lˈlɑːh]
    West Asia, Tunsia: IPA(key): [ɫˈɫɑːh]
  • (after i): /lˈlaːh/
    Egypt, central Arabia: IPA(key): [lˈlæːh]
    Levant, Sudan, west Arabia: IPA(key): [lˈlaːh]
    Tunisia: IPA(key): [lˈlɛːh]

Proper nounEdit

اللّٰه ‎(allāhm

  1. (monotheism) God
    • Qur'an 112:1-4
      قُلْ هُوَ اللهُ أَحَدٌ ۝ اللهُ الصَّمَدُ ۝ لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ يُولَدْ ۝ وَلَمْ يَكُنْ لَهُ كُفُوًا أَحَدٌ ۝
      qul huwa llāhu ʾaḥadun ۝ allāhu ṣ-ṣamadu ۝ lam yalid walam yūlad ۝ walam yakun lahu kufuwan ʾaḥadun ۝
      Say, “He is Allah, [who is] One, ۝ Allah, the Eternal Refuge. ۝ He neither begets nor is born, ۝ Nor is there to Him any equivalent.” ۝
    • Bible (SVD), Gospel of John, 11:4:
      فَلَمَّا سَمِعَ يَسُوعُ قَالَ: هٰذَا الْمَرَضُ لَيْسَ لِلْمَوْتِ بَلْ لِأَجْلِ مَجْدِ اللّٰهِ لِيَتَمَجَّدَ ابْنُ اللّٰهِ بِهِ.
      fa-lammā samiʿa yasūʿu qāla: hāḏā l-maraḍu laysa li-l-mawti bal li-ʾajli majdi llāhi li-yatamajjada bnu llāhi bihi.
      When Jesus heard it, he said: This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.

Usage notesEdit

  • In Islamic contexts, this word may alternatively be translated into English as Allah. Note, however, that the Arabic word is just as neutral and general as English God, and does not express any particularly Islamic notion at all.

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Arabic اللّٰه ‎(allāh); ultimately from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /allah/, [allah], [ɔllɔh]

Proper nounEdit

الله ‎(Rumi spelling Allah)

  1. (Islam) Allah

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Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Arabic اللّٰه ‎(allāh); ultimately from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-.

NounEdit

الله ‎(Allâh)

  1. (Islam) Allah, God

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PashtoEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Arabic اللّٰه ‎(allāh); ultimately from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-.

Proper nounEdit

الله ‎(əllɑ)

  1. Allah

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PersianEdit

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Dari الله
Iranian Persian الله
Tajik Оллоҳ ‎(Olloh)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Arabic اَللّٰه ‎(allāh); ultimately from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-.

NounEdit

الله ‎(allâh)

  1. God, Allah

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