ل

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ل U+0644, ل
ARABIC LETTER LAM
ك
[U+0643]
Arabic م
[U+0645]
See also: J, ك, , and

Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

ل / ل‍ / ‍ل‍ / ‍ل ‎(lām)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ك(k) and followed by م(m).
See also[edit]

Symbol[edit]

ل / ل‍ / ‍ل‍ / ‍ل ‎(lām)

  1. The twelfth letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by ك(k) and followed by م(m).

Preposition[edit]

لِـ ‎(li-)

  1. A prefix meaning to, for, belonging to.
Inflection[edit]

Particle[edit]

لَـ ‎(la-)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • Qur'an 29:41
      وَإِنَّ أَوْهَنَ ٱلْبُيُوتِ لَبَيْتُ ٱلْعَنكَبُوتِ
      wa-ʾinna ʾawhana l-buyūti la-baytu l-ʿankabūti
      And indeed, the weakest of homes is the home of the spider,

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

لِ ‎(li) ‎(form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of وَلِيَ(waliya)

Khowar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ل ‎(lām)

  1. The thirty-ninth and first lam letter of the Khowar abjad.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ل ـل ـلـ لـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: گ
  • Next letter: ڵ

Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ل / ل‍ / ‍ل‍ / ‍ل

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Arabic script.

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Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ل ‎(lâm)

  1. The thirty-fourth letter of the Pashto alphabet.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ل ـل ـلـ لـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ګ
  • Next letter: م

Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ﻝ / ﻟ / ﻠ / ﻞ ‎(lâm)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Perso-Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by گ and followed by م. Its name is لام.

Sindhi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ل ‎(lām)

  1. The forty-sixth letter of the Sindhi abjad.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ل ـل ـلـ لـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ڱ
  • Next letter: م

Urdu[edit]

Alternative Forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /lɑːm/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /l/

Letter[edit]

ل ‎(lām)

  1. The thirtieth letter of the Urdu abjad.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ل ـل ـلـ لـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: گ
  • Next letter: م

Uyghur[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ل ‎(le)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Uyghur alphabet.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ل ـل ـلـ لـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ڭ(ng)
  • Next letter: م(m)