آية

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See also: أية, إيه, ايه, and آیه

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *awayat-, cognate with Hebrew אוֹת (ʾōṯ, sign) and Aramaic אתא (ʾāṯāh, sign).

Noun[edit]

آيَة (ʾāyaf (plural آيَات (ʾāyāt))

  1. sign, token
    آيَةُ ٱللّٰه
    ʾāyatu llāh
    ayatollah (lit. "sign of God")
  2. verse (of a holy book, such as the Quran or Bible)
  3. prodigy, marvel

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