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-ʾaḵbāra ― I 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
Declension[edit]
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)