عالم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb علم (ʿálima), to know, from the root ع ل م (ʿ-l-m).

Noun[edit]

عَالَمٌ (ʿālamm, plurals عَالَمُونَ (ʿālamūn)‎ or عَوَالِمٌ (ʿawālim)‎

  1. world
  2. universe, cosmos

Noun[edit]

عَالِمٌ (ʿālimm, plurals عَالِمُونَ (ʿālimūn)‎ or عُلَمَاءٌ (ʿulamāʾ)‎

  1. scholar
  2. knowledgeable person

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Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic عالم (ʕālam).

Noun[edit]

Dari عالم
Iranian Persian عالم
Tajik олам (olam)

عالم ('âlam)

  1. world
  2. universe

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic عالم (ʕālim).

Adjective[edit]

Dari عالم
Iranian Persian عالم
Tajik олим (olim)

عالم ('âlem)

  1. learned
  2. knowledgeable
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Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic عالم (ʕālam).

Noun[edit]

عالم ('ālammHindi spelling आलम

  1. world
  2. universe
  3. mankind
  4. kingdom
  5. season
  6. state, condition
  7. age, period

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic عالم (ʕālim).

Adjective[edit]

عالم ('ālim) — Hindi spelling: आलिम

  1. learned
  2. knowledgeable
  3. intelligent
  4. wise

Noun[edit]

عالم ('ālimmHindi spelling आलिम

  1. doctor
  2. scientist

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