لواء

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ل و ي(l-w-y), as لَوَى(lawā, to turn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Noun 1: IPA(key): /li.waːʔ/,
    (file)
  • Noun 2: IPA(key): /law.waːʔ/

Noun[edit]

لِوَاء (liwāʾm (dual لِوَاءَانِ(liwāʾāni), plural أَلْوِيَة(ʾalwiya) or أَلْوِيَات(ʾalwiyāt))

  1. banner, flag, standard
    Synonyms: رَايَة(rāya), عَلَم(ʿalam), سَنْجَق(sanjaq), بَيْرَق(bayraq), بَنْد(band)
  2. (military) brigade
  3. (military) major general
  4. province, district

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

لَوَّاء (lawwāʾm

  1. wryneck

Declension[edit]