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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From ج ل ل(j-l-l). Compare Hebrew גַּל‎.

AdjectiveEdit

جَلّ (jall)

  1. great
  2. bulky
  3. outstanding
DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

جُلّ (jullm

  1. the majority, the lion's share
    • 20th century, مُصْطَفَى صادِق الرافِعي
      جل الناسِ أعداءُ على السرَّاءِ والضَّرَّا
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

جَلَّ (jalla) I, non-past يَجِلُّ‎‎ (yajillu)

  1. to be illustrious
  2. to be beyond or above
  3. to be exalted or dignified
  4. to grow old
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Persian گل(gol).

NounEdit

جُلّ (jullm (uncommon)

  1. jasmin, rose
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Iranian borrowing. Compare Central Kurdish [script needed] (jil, beggar’s clothes), Persian جل(joll, horse-covering, saddle-cloth), Balti [script needed] (jol, horse cover), Yagnobi [script needed] (jul, horse-cloth), Gurani [script needed] (jal, jul, cover, cloth). Doublet of شَلَّاق(šallāq), جُوَالَق(juwālaq), and جُوَال(juwāl).

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NounEdit

جُلّ (jullm (plural أَجْلَال(ʾajlāl) or جِلَال(jilāl)) (regional)

  1. horse-covering, saddlecloth
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Rossi, Adriano Valerio (2011), “Ossetic and Balochi in V.I. Abaev’s SLOVAR'”, in Nartamongæ. The Journal of Alano-Ossetic Studies[1], volume 8, pages 251–255 (from 236)

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit जल (jala).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

جل (jalm (Hindi spelling जल)

  1. water

SynonymsEdit