عالم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ع ل م(ʿ-l-m), related to the the verb عَلِمَ(ʿalima, to know). Related to Aramaic עָלְמָא(ʿāləmā), Hebrew עוֹלָם(ʿōlām).

Noun[edit]

عَالَم ‎(ʿālamm ‎(plural عَالَمُون(ʿālamūn) or عَوَالِم(ʿawālim))

  1. world
  2. universe, cosmos
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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the active participle of the verb عَلِمَ(ʿalima, to know), from the root ع ل م(ʿ-l-m).

Noun[edit]

عَالِم ‎(ʿālimm ‎(plural عَالِمُون(ʿālimūn) or عُلَمَاء(ʿulamāʾ))

  1. scholar
  2. knowledgeable person
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Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic عَالَم(ʿālam).

Noun[edit]

Dari عالم
Iranian Persian عالم
Tajik олам(olam)

عالم ‎('âlam)

  1. world
  2. universe

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic عَالِم(ʿālim).

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 عَالَم(ʿālam).

Noun[edit]

عالم ‎('ālamm ‎(Hindi spelling आलम)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic عَالِم(ʿālim).

Adjective[edit]

عالم ‎('ālim) — Hindi spelling: आलिम(ālim)

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

Noun[edit]

عالم ‎('ālimm ‎(Hindi spelling आलिम)

  1. doctor
  2. scientist

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