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ل U+0644, ل
ARABIC LETTER LAM
ك
[U+0643]
Arabic م
[U+0645]
U+FEDD, ﻝ
ARABIC LETTER LAM ISOLATED FORM

[U+FEDC]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FEDE]
U+FEDE, ﻞ
ARABIC LETTER LAM FINAL FORM

[U+FEDD]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FEDF]
U+FEDF, ﻟ
ARABIC LETTER LAM INITIAL FORM

[U+FEDE]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FEE0]
U+FEE0, ﻠ
ARABIC LETTER LAM MEDIAL FORM

[U+FEDF]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FEE1]
See also: J, ك, , and

Contents

ArabicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

LetterEdit

ل / ل‍ / ‍ل‍ / ‍ل (lām)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ك (k) and followed by م (m).
See alsoEdit

SymbolEdit

ل / ل‍ / ‍ل‍ / ‍ل (lām)

  1. The twelfth letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by ك (k) and followed by م (m).

Etymology 2Edit

PrepositionEdit

لِـ (li-)

  1. to, for, belonging to.
InflectionEdit

ConjunctionEdit

لِـ (li-)

  1. to, in order to: followed by the subjunctive mood
    دَخَلْتُ ٱلْمَطْبَخَ لِأَشْرَبَ مَاءً.‏
    daḵaltu l-maṭbaḵa li-ʾašraba māʾan.
    I entered the kitchen to drink water.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

ParticleEdit

لَـ (la-)

  1. (intensifying particle) truly, verily, certainly, surely
    • Qur'an 29:41
      وَإِنَّ أَوْهَنَ ٱلْبُيُوتِ لَبَيْتُ ٱلْعَنكَبُوتِ
      wa-ʾinna ʾawhana l-buyūti la-baytu l-ʿankabūti
      And indeed, the weakest of homes is the home of the spider,
Usage notesEdit

Frequently used after إِنَّ (ʾinna).

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

لِ (li) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of وَلِيَ (waliya)

KhowarEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ل (lām)

  1. The thirty-ninth and first lam letter of the Khowar abjad.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ل ـل ـلـ لـ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: گ
  • Next letter: ڵ

MalayEdit

 
Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
ل
Wikipedia ms

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ل / ل‍ / ‍ل‍ / ‍ل

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Arabic script.

See alsoEdit


PashtoEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ل (lâm)

  1. The thirty-fourth letter of the Pashto alphabet.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ل ـل ـلـ لـ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ګ
  • Next letter: م

PersianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ﻝ / ﻟ / ﻠ / ﻞ (lâm)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Perso-Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by گ and followed by م. Its name is لام.

SindhiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ل (lām)

  1. The forty-sixth letter of the Sindhi abjad.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ل ـل ـلـ لـ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ڱ
  • Next letter: م

UrduEdit

Alternative FormsEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ل (lām)

  1. The thirtieth letter of the Urdu abjad.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ل ـل ـلـ لـ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: گ
  • Next letter: م

UyghurEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ل (le)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Uyghur alphabet.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ل ـل ـلـ لـ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ڭ (ng)
  • Next letter: م (m)