ولی

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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 ‎(valīm ‎(Hindi spelling वली)

  1. master
  2. lord
  3. defender
  4. guardian
  5. saint
  6. friend
  7. servant

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