علم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ع ل م (ʿ-l-m).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

عَلِمَ (ʿálima) (perfect, imperfect يَعْلَمُ, Verb form I)

  1. to know, to have knowledge, to be cognizant, to be aware
  2. to be informed, to be familiar, to be acquainted
  3. to perceive, to discern, to find out, to learn

عَلّمَ (ʿállama) (perfect, imperfect يُعَلِّمُ, Verb form II)

  1. to teach, to instruct, to train, to educate
  2. to designate, to mark, to earmark

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Noun[edit]

عِلْمٌ (ʿilmm, plural علوم (ʿulūm)‎

  1. knowledge, learning, lore
  2. cognition, acquaintance
  3. information
  4. perception, knowledge
  5. (plural) science
    • العلوم (al-ʿulūm) — the natural sciences
  6. ilm

Noun[edit]

عَلَمٌ (ʿálamm, plural أعلام (ʾaʿlām)‎

  1. sign, token, mark, badge
  2. harelip
  3. road sign, guidepost
  4. flag, banner
  5. authority, luminary, star, personage, distinguished man

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic علم (ʿilm).

Noun[edit]

علم ('elm) (plural علوم)

  1. science
  2. knowledge

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Noun[edit]

علم ('alam) (plural علم‌ها)

  1. flag
  2. standard (flag)
  3. banner

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic علم (ʿilm).

Noun[edit]

علم ('ilmmHindi spelling इल्म

  1. knowledge, learning
  2. literature

Noun[edit]

علم ('alammHindi spelling अलम

  1. mark, sign, decoration
  2. spear
  3. (geometry) gnomon
  4. (grammar) proper noun