عائلة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ع و ل(ʿ-w-l).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʕaː.ʔi.la/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

عَائِلَة (ʿāʾilaf (plural عَائِلَات(ʿāʾilāt) or عَوَائِل(ʿawāʾil))

  1. (collective) family
    Synonym: أُسْرَة(ʾusra)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Gulf Arabic: عايلة(ʕāyla)
  • Egyptian Arabic: عيلة(ʿayla)
  • Hijazi Arabic: عيلة(ʿēla)
  • Persian: عائله

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “عول”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ع و ل

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Arabic عَائِلَة(ʿāʾila). Doublet of عايلة(ʕāyla) and عيلة(ʕayla, ʕīla).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عائلة (ʕāʔilaf (plural عائلات(ʕāʔilāt))

  1. family