ولی

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See also: وليand ولى

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A contraction of ولیکن, from combination of و and لیکن, from Arabic و (w) and لكن

Conjunction[edit]

ولی (vali)

  1. but

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy)

Noun[edit]

ولی (vali) (plural اولیاء)

  1. guardian
  2. parent
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Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian ولی, from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy)

Noun[edit]

ولی (walīm (plural اولیا, Hindi spelling वली)

  1. (Islam) favorite with God
  2. (Islam) prophet, saint
  3. master, lord, defender, guardian,friend

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit

Noun[edit]

ولی (valaym (Hindi spelling वलय)

  1. bracelet
  2. armlet
  3. ring

Etymology 3[edit]

From Sanskrit

Noun[edit]

ولی (vilaym (Hindi spelling विलय)

  1. liquefaction
  2. dissolution
  3. destruction