अलम

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَلَم (ʿalam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

अलम (alamm (Urdu spelling علم)

  1. (poetic) grief; tragedy
    शब-ए-अलमśab-e-alama night of tragedy
  2. (chiefly poetic) banner, flag
    Synonyms: ध्वजा (dhvajā), झंडा (jhaṇḍā), पताका (patākā)