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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *malk-. Cognate to Hebrew מֶלֶךְ (mélekh, king) and מָלַךְ (malákh, to rule), and Aramaic מַלְכָּא (malkā, king) and מְלַךְ (m'laḵ, to rule).

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NounEdit

مَلِك (malikm (plural مُلُوك (mulūk) or أَمْلَاك (ʾamlāk), feminine مَلِكَة (malika))

  1. king, sovereign, monarch
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Etymology 2Edit

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مُلْك (mulkm

  1. verbal noun of مَلَكَ (malaka) (form I)
  2. rule, reign, supreme authority, dominion, dominance, sway, power
  3. sovereignty, kingship, royalty
  4. monarchy
  5. tenure, holding, right of possession, ownership
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Etymology 3Edit

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مِلْك (milkm (plural أَمْلَاك (ʾamlāk))

  1. verbal noun of مَلَكَ (malaka) (form I)
  2. property, possession, goods and chattels, fortune, wealth
  3. estate
  4. real estate, landed property
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Etymology 4Edit

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VerbEdit

مَلَكَ (malaka) I, non-past يَمْلِكُ‎ (yamliku)

  1. to take in possession, to take over, to acquire, to seize
  2. to possess, to lay hold, to own, to have, to be the owner
  3. to dominate, to control
  4. to be the master
  5. to rule, to reign, to exercise authority, to hold sway, to lord over
  6. to be capable, to be able, to be in a position to
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Etymology 5Edit

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مَلَّكَ (mallaka) II, non-past يُمَلِّكُ‎ (yumalliku)

  1. to make the owner
  2. to put in possession
  3. to transfer ownership, to assign, to make over, to convey
  4. to make king
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Etymology 6Edit

Shortened version of مَلْأَك (malʾak).

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مَلَك (malakm (plural مَلَائِكَة (malāʾika) or مَلَائِك (malāʾik))

  1. angel
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DescendantsEdit

Etymology 7Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

مَلْك (malkm

  1. verbal noun of مَلَكَ (malaka) (form I)
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Etymology 8Edit

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NounEdit

مُلَّك (mullakm pl

  1. plural of مَالِك (mālik)

AdjectiveEdit

مُلَّك (mullakm pl

  1. masculine plural of مَالِك (mālik)

ReferencesEdit

  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881), “ملك”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes (in French), volume 2, Leiden: E. J. Brill, pages 613–614
  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “ملك”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, pages 208–209
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “ملك”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 1081