Arabic Lam.gif
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 2Edit

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

 
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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)