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علم

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ع ل م (ʿ-l-m).

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

Etymology 2Edit

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

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 4Edit

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