علوي

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of عُلُوّ(ʿuluww, height, grandeur) +‎ ـِيّ(-iyy), with a modified version of عُلُوّ(ʿuluww); from the root ع ل و(ʿ-l-w).

Adjective[edit]

عُلْوِيّ (ʿulwiyym, feminine عُلْوِيَّة(ʿulwiyya), masculine plural عُلْوِيُّون(ʿulwiyyūn), feminine plural عُلْوِيَّات(ʿulwiyyāt)

  1. upper
  2. high, lofty
  3. roof, upstairs, overhead
  4. sublime, exalted
  5. heavenly, divine, celestial, astral, ethereal, empyreal
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Etymology 2[edit]

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of عَلِيّ(ʿaliyy, high, exalted; Ali) +‎ ـَوـ(-aw-) +‎ ـِيّ(-iyy), from the root ع ل و(ʿ-l-w).

Adjective[edit]

عَلَوِيّ (ʿalawiyym, feminine عَلَوِيَّة(ʿalawiyya), masculine plural عَلَوِيُّون(ʿalawiyyūn), feminine plural عَلَوِيَّات(ʿalawiyyāt)

  1. Alawi
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Noun[edit]

عَلَوِيّ (ʿalawiyym, plural عَلَوِيُّون(ʿalawiyyūn), feminine عَلَوِيَّة(ʿalawiyya)

  1. Alawite
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  • Spanish: alauí