الله أعلم

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Arabic[edit]

Phrase[edit]

اَللّٰهُ أَعْلَم (allāhu ʾaʿlam)

  1. God only knows”; literally, “God knows best, God knows better” - an expression used when responding to a question to which one does not know the answer, or thinks s/he may be wrong. Also used to express that a human can never claim to be all knowing, which is an attribute only belonging to Allah.

Descendants[edit]

  • Persian: الله اعلم(allâho a'lam)