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ArabicEdit

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).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. king, sovereign, monarch
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

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
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

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
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

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
ConjugationEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Wehr, Hans (1976), “ملك”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 5Edit

VerbEdit

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
ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 6Edit

Shortened version of مَلْأَك (malʾak).

NounEdit

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

  1. angel
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 7Edit

NounEdit

مَلْك (malkm

  1. verbal noun of مَلَكَ (malaka) (form I)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 8Edit

NounEdit

مُلَّك (mullakm pl

  1. plural of مَالِك (mālik)

AdjectiveEdit

مُلَّك (mullakm pl

  1. masculine plural of مَالِك (mālik)