لواء

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From لوى (lawā), to turn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

لِوَاء (liwāʾm, plurals أَلْوِيَة‎ (ʾálwiya) or أَلْوِيَات‎ (ʾalwiyāt)

  1. banner, flag, standard
  2. (military) brigade
  3. (military) major general
  4. province, district

لَوَّاء (lawwāʾm

  1. (ornithology) wryneck