علوی

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Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic عَلَوِيّ(ʿalawiyy).

Noun[edit]

علوی ('alavi) (plural علوی‌ها('alavi-hâ) or علویان('alaviân) or علویون‎)

  1. of or pertaining to Ali (the first Shia imam)
  2. descendant of Ali
  3. Alawite
  4. Alevite

Proper noun[edit]

علوی ('Alavi)

  1. A surname​. Alavi

Etymology 2[edit]

علو('olv) +‎ ـی(-i)

Adjective[edit]

علوی ('olvi)

  1. celestial
  2. high