أعلم

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See also: أغلم, اغلم, and اعلم

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Causative of the verb عَلِمَ (ʿalima, to know), from the root ع ل م (ʿ-l-m).

Verb[edit]

أَعْلَمَ (ʾaʿlama) IV, non-past يُعْلِمُ‎ (yuʿlimu)

  1. to inform, to notify (construed with a direct object of the person notified and either a second direct object of the thing notified about or through بِ (bi))
    أَعْلَمْتُ صَدِيقِي الْأَخْبَارَ‎ ― ʾaʿlamtu ṣadīqī l-ʾaḵbāraI informed/notified my friend about the news.
    أَعْلَمْتُ صَدِيقِي بِالْأَخْبَارِ.‏‎ ― ʾaʿlamtu ṣadīqī bi-l-ʾaḵbāri.I informed/notified my friend about the news.
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • أعلم” in Edward William Lane (1863), Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate
  • أعلم” in John Mace (2007), Arabic Verbs, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., ISBN 0-7818-1229-1

Etymology 2[edit]

Elative of عَلِيم (ʿalīm, knowing), from the root ع ل م (ʿ-l-m).

Adjective[edit]

أَعْلَم (ʾaʿlam)

  1. elative degree of عَالِم (ʿālim); elative degree of عَلِيم (ʿalīm):
    1. more knowing; most knowing
    2. more learned; most learned
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَعْلَمُ (ʾaʿlamu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of عَلِمَ (ʿalima)

Verb[edit]

أَعْلَمَ (ʾaʿlama) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of عَلِمَ (ʿalima)

Verb[edit]

أَعْلَمْ (ʾaʿlam) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of عَلِمَ (ʿalima)

Verb[edit]

أُعْلَمُ (ʾuʿlamu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive indicative of عَلِمَ (ʿalima)

Verb[edit]

أُعْلَمَ (ʾuʿlama) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive subjunctive of عَلِمَ (ʿalima)

Verb[edit]

أُعْلَمْ (ʾuʿlam) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of عَلِمَ (ʿalima)

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

أُعَلِّمُ (ʾuʿallimu) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of عَلَّمَ (ʿallama)

Verb[edit]

أُعَلِّمَ (ʾuʿallima) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of عَلَّمَ (ʿallama)

Verb[edit]

أُعَلِّمْ (ʾuʿallim) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of عَلَّمَ (ʿallama)

Verb[edit]

أُعَلَّمُ (ʾuʿallamu) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive indicative of عَلَّمَ (ʿallama)

Verb[edit]

أُعَلَّمَ (ʾuʿallama) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive subjunctive of عَلَّمَ (ʿallama)

Verb[edit]

أُعَلَّمْ (ʾuʿallam) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of عَلَّمَ (ʿallama)