والله

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From وَـ(wa-, by (in oaths)) +‎ الله(allāh, God).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

وَٱللّٰهِ (wa-l-lāhi)

  1. by God!
    Synonyms: بِٱللّٰهِ(bi-l-lāhi), تَٱللّٰهِ(ta-l-lāhi)
  2. really?, really!

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَاللّٰه(wa-l-lāh).

Adverb[edit]

والله (vallâhi)

  1. truthfully, honestly

Interjection[edit]

والله (vallâhi)

  1. by God, begad, egad, by golly

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَاللّٰه(wa-l-lāh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

والله (vallâh)

  1. truthfully, honestly

Interjection[edit]

والله (vallâh)

  1. by God!
  2. well

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned borrowing from Arabic وَاللّٰه(literally by God).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /walˤ.lˤa/, [ˈwɑlˤ.lˤɑ]
  • IPA(key): /walˤ.lˤaː.hi/, [wɑlˤˈlˤɑː.hi]
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Interjection[edit]

والله (waḷḷa, waḷḷāhi)

  1. really!, by God!
    Synonyms: عن جد(ʕan jadd), فعلا(fiʕlan)