علي

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See also: على and علی

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From root ع ل و (ʿ-l-w). Cognate with Hebrew עָלָה ('alá).

Verb[edit]

عَلِيَ (ʿaliya) I, non-past يَعْلَى‎ (yaʿlā)

  1. to be exalted, high
  2. to excel, to stand out
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ع ل ي (ʿ-l-y). Compare Hebrew עֵלִי ('Eli).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

عَلِيٌّ (ʿaliyyunm

  1. A male given name, Ali
  2. A surname​.
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