اللہ

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See also: الله

Punjabi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian الله(allâh), from Arabic اللّٰه(allāh), from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-. First attested as Old Punjabi ਅਲਹੁ (alahu). Compare Hindustani اَللہ‎ / अल्लाह (allāh), Bengali আল্লাহ (allah), Malayalam അല്ലാഹു (allāhu).

Noun[edit]

اللہ (allāhm (Gurmukhi spelling ਅੱਲਾਹ)

  1. (Islam), (Sikhism) God
    • Guru Granth Sahib, Bhagat Kabir, translation by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa, ang 727:
      اللہ پاکں پاک ہے شکّ کرو جے دوسر ہوئے
      allāh pāk̃ pāk hae shak karu je dūsar hoe
      The Lord is the purest of the pure; only through doubt could there be another.
    Synonyms: واہگرو(wāhegurū), رب(rab)

Urdu[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian الله(allâh), from Arabic اللّٰه(allāh), from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-. First attested as Old Hindi अलह (alaha). Compare Punjabi ਅੱਲਾਹ (allāh) / اللہ(Allāh), Bengali আল্লাহ (allah), Malayalam അല്ലാഹു (allāhu).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /əl.lɑːɦ/

Noun[edit]

اَللہ (allā, allāhm (Hindi spelling अल्लाह)

  1. (Islam) Allah
  2. God
    Synonym: خدا(xudā)

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • اللہ”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • اللہ”, in Rekhta Urdu Dictionary, Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2021.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad, “الہ”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co., 1971
  • Platts, John T[hompson] (1884) , “اله”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co., page اله