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See also: علي‎, علی‎, غلى, and غلي

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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate with Hebrew עַל('al), עֲלֵי('aléi), Aramaic עַל(ʿal).

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

عَلَى (ʿalā)

  1. on, over
  2. against
  3. expresses obligation in the form عَلَيْهِ أَنْ (ʿalayhi ʾan, one must (do)) followed by a subjunctive form
    عَلَيْكَ أَنْ تَدْرُسَ كَْي تَنْجَحَ.‎‎
    ʿalayka ʾan tadrusa kay tanjaḥa.
    You have to study to be successful
InflectionEdit
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Morphologically from the root ع ل ي(ʿ-l-y).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

عَلَى (ʿalā) I, non-past يَعْلِي‎‎ (yaʿlī)

  1. (transitive) to climb.
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Morphologically from the root ع ل ي(ʿ-l-y).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

عُلًى (ʿulanf pl

  1. feminine plural of أَعْلَى(ʾaʿlā)

ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1835), “على”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 215–216
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “على”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, page 353–356
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “على”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Egyptian ArabicEdit

PrepositionEdit

على (ʿalā)

  1. on

InflectionEdit


SynonymsEdit