معلم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from the passive participle of the verb عَلَّمَ (ʿallama, to teach), from the root ع ل م (ʿ-l-m).

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Adjective[edit]

مُعَلَّم (muʿallam) (feminine مُعَلَّمَة (muʿallama), masculine plural مُعَلَّمُون (muʿallamūn))

  1. taught, schooled, instructed, educated, trained
  2. marked, labeled, represented
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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the active participle of the verb عَلَّمَ (ʿallama, to teach), from the root ع ل م (ʿ-l-m).

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Noun[edit]

مُعَلِّم (muʿallimm (plural مُعَلِّمُون (muʿallimūn), feminine مُعَلِّمَة (muʿallima))

  1. teacher, instructor, schoolteacher, tutor, schoolmaster, pedagogue, educator
  2. master of a trade
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun of place from the verb عَلِمَ (ʿalima, to know, to perceive, to distinguish), from the root ع ل م (ʿ-l-m).

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Noun[edit]

مَعْلَم (maʿlamm (plural مَعَالِم (maʿālim))

  1. landmark, milestone, milepost
  2. road sign, signpost, guidepost
  3. place, abode, locality, spot
  4. track, trace
  5. peculiarity
  6. (in plural form) sights, curiosities
  7. (in plural form) traits
  8. (in plural form) outlines, contours
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Etymology 4[edit]

Derived from the active participle of the verb أَعْلَمَ (ʾaʿlama, to inform).

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Noun[edit]

مُعْلِم (muʿlimm

  1. bearer of news, notifier, informer, informant
  2. tattletale, snitch
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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “علم”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • معلّم (mo'allem) — with a tashdid.

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مُعَلِّم (muʿallim).

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Noun[edit]

Dari Persian معلم
Iranian Persian معلم
Tajiki Persian муаллим (muallim)

معلم (mo'allem) (plural معلمان (mo'allemân) or معلم‌ها (mo'allem-hâ))

  1. teacher

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic مُعَلِّم (muʿallim).

Noun[edit]

معلم (mu'allimm (Hindi spelling मुअल्लिम)

  1. teacher
  2. tutor
  3. instructor
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic مُعَلَّم (muʿallam).

Noun[edit]

معلم (mu'allamm (Hindi spelling मुअल्लम)

  1. student
  2. pupil