Aleppo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian Aleppo, from French Alep, from Ottoman Turkish حلب(halep), from Arabic حَلَب(ḥalab), of uncertain origin. Theorized to be from Arabic حَلَبَ(ḥalaba, gave out milk), coming from the ancient tradition that Abraham gave milk to travelers as they moved throughout the region. Attested in Akkadian as 𒌷𒄩𒆷𒀊𒆠 (URUḫa-la-abKI, Ḫalab/Ḫalap), Hittite 𒄬𒉺 (Ḥalpa), Ugaritic 𐎈𐎍𐎁 (Ḥlb), Aramaic חלב(Ḥlb), Old Armenian Խաղաբ (Xałab), Greek Χαλιβών (Chalivón), and Classical Syriac ܚܰܠܰܒ(Ḥalpa).

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Aleppo

  1. A city in Syria, capital of the Aleppo Governorate.
    Synonyms: Alep, Halab

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian Aleppo, from French Alep, from Ottoman Turkish حلب(halep), from Arabic حَلَب(ḥalab), of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈlɛpo/
  • Hyphenation: Alep‧po

Proper noun[edit]

Aleppo n (genitive Aleppos)

  1. Aleppo (a city in Syria)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Alep, from Ottoman Turkish حلب(halep), from Arabic حَلَب(ḥalab), of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈlep.po/, [äˈl̺e̞ppo]
  • Rhymes: -eppo
  • Hyphenation: A‧lép‧po

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Aleppo f

  1. Aleppo (a city in Syria)

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  • English: Aleppo
  • German: Aleppo

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Aleppo f

  1. Alternative spelling of Alepo