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علم

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ع ل م (ʿ-l-m).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

عَلِمَ (ʿalima) I, non-past يَعْلَمُ‎ (yaʿlamu)

  1. to know, to have knowledge, to be cognizant, to be aware
  2. to be informed, to be familiar, to be acquainted
  3. to perceive, to discern, to find out, to learn

ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

عَلَّمَ (ʿallama) II, non-past يُعَلِّمُ‎ (yuʿallimu)

  1. to teach, to instruct, to train, to educate
  2. to designate, to mark, to earmark

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

عِلْم (ʿilmm (plural عُلُوم (ʿulūm))

  1. verbal noun of عَلِمَ (ʿalima) (form I)
  2. knowledge, learning, lore
  3. cognition, acquaintance
  4. information
  5. perception, knowledge
  6. (plural) science
    • العلوم (al-ʿulūm) — the natural sciences
  7. ilm

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

عَلَم (ʿalamm (plural أَعْلَام (ʾaʿlām))

  1. sign, token, mark, badge
  2. harelip
  3. road sign, guidepost
  4. flag, banner
  5. authority, luminary, star, personage, distinguished man

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PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عِلْم (ʿilm).

NounEdit

علم ('elm) (plural علوم ('olum))

  1. science
  2. knowledge

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NounEdit

علم ('alam) (plural علم‌ها ('alam-hâ))

  1. flag
  2. standard (flag)
  3. banner

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UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عِلْم (ʿilm).

NounEdit

علم ('ilmm (Hindi spelling इल्म)

  1. knowledge, learning
  2. literature

NounEdit

علم ('alamm (Hindi spelling अलम)

  1. mark, sign, decoration
  2. spear
  3. (geometry) gnomon
  4. (grammar) proper noun