אלא

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Aramaic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

אִן (ʾin, if) +‎ לָא (, not)

Conjunction[edit]

אֶלָּא (ʾellā)

  1. but

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Arabic إِلَّا (ʾillā), Ge'ez አላ (ʾälla).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

אֶלָּא (elá)

  1. but, except
    אָבִינוּ מַלְכֵּנוּ אֵין לָנוּ מֶלֶךְ אֶלָּא אַתָּה.‏‎ ― Avínu malkéinu éin lánu mélekh elá atá.Our Father, our King, we have no king but You.