ملك

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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).

Noun[edit]

مُلْكٌ (mulkunm

  1. rule, reign, supreme authority, dominion, dominance, sway, power
  2. sovereignty, kingship, royalty
  3. monarchy
  4. tenure, holding, right of possession, ownership

مِلْكٌ (milkunm (plural أَمْلَاكٌ (ʾamlākun))

  1. property, possession, goods and chattels, fortune, wealth
  2. estate
  3. real estate , landed property

مَلِكٌ (malikunm (plural مُلُوكٌ (mulūkun) or أَمْلَاكٌ (ʾamlākun))

  1. king, sovereign, monarch

Verb[edit]

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
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Verb[edit]

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
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root verb لَأَكَ (laʾaka, to send as a messenger), from root ل ء ك (l-ʾ-k). Cognate with Hebrew מַלְאָךְ (mal'ákh) and Aramaic מַלְאֲכָא (malʾăḵā).

Alternative forms[edit]

مَلْأَك (malʾak)

Noun[edit]

مَلَكٌ (malakunm (plural مَلَائِكَةٌ (malāʾikatun) or مَلَائِكٌ (malāʾikun))

  1. angel