اللہ

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See also: الله

Punjabi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian الله(allāh), from Arabic اللّٰه(allāh). First attested as Old Punjabi ਅਲਹੁ (alahu /allahu/). Compare Hindustani اَللہ‎ / अल्लाह (allāh), Bengali আল্লাহ (allah), Malayalam അല്ലാഹു (allāhu).

Noun[edit]

اللہ (allāh, allām (Gurmukhi spelling ਅੱਲਾਹ or ਅੱਲਾ)

  1. (Islam, Sikhism) God
    Synonyms: واہِگرو(wāhegurū), رَبّ(rabb), پربھو(parbhū), خدا(khudā)
    • 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.

Urdu[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed either via Persian الله(allâh) or directly from Arabic الله(allāh). First attested as Old Hindi अलह (alaha). Compare Punjabi ਅੱਲਾਹ (allāh), ਅੱਲਾ (allā) / اللہ(allāh, allā), Bengali আল্লাহ (allah), Malayalam അല്ലാഹു (allāhu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

اللہ (allā, allāhm (Hindi spelling अल्लाह)

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

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Descendants[edit]

  • New Sanskrit: अल्लाह (allāha)

Further reading[edit]

  • اللہ”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • اللہ”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2023.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971), “الہ”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co.
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “اله”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.