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Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic عَلِيّ(ʿalīy, literally high, exalted), from the Arabic root ع ل ي(ʿ-l-y).

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Proper nounEdit

Ali (plural Alis)

  1. A male given name.
  2. The Muslim caliph Ali ibn Abi Talib, considered by Shias to be Muhammad's successor.
  3. A surname.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Shortening.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ali (plural Alis)

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Alison or of its variants.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aːli/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ali
  • Rhymes: -aːli

Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic عَلِيّ(ʿaliyy).

Proper nounEdit

Ali m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Ali.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Adelheid.

Proper nounEdit

Ali f

  1. A female given name, most common in the mid-twentieth century.

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عَلِيّ(ʿaliyy) as a Muslim name. Also a rare diminutive form of Finnish Aleksanteri.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑli/, [ˈɑli]
  • Rhymes: -ɑli
  • Hyphenation: A‧li

Proper nounEdit

Ali

  1. A male given name.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Ali (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Ali Alit
genitive Alin Alien
partitive Alia Aleja
illative Aliin Aleihin
singular plural
nominative Ali Alit
accusative nom. Ali Alit
gen. Alin
genitive Alin Alien
partitive Alia Aleja
inessive Alissa Aleissa
elative Alista Aleista
illative Aliin Aleihin
adessive Alilla Aleilla
ablative Alilta Aleilta
allative Alille Aleille
essive Alina Aleina
translative Aliksi Aleiksi
instructive Alein
abessive Alitta Aleitta
comitative Aleineen

HausaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic عَلِيّ(ʿaliyy).

Proper nounEdit

Àli m

  1. Ali (son-in-law of Muhammad)
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Ali.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese Ali, from Arabic عَلِيّ(ʿaliyy).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ali m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Ali.

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عَلِيّ(ʿaliyy).

Proper nounEdit

Ali

  1. A male given name.

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عَلِيّ(ʿaliyy).

Proper nounEdit

Ali

  1. A male given name.