alam

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See also: alām, alam-, and āläm

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately derived from ala (area).

Noun[edit]

alam (genitive alama, partitive alama)

  1. inferior, something or someone that is of a lower standing

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Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay alam, from Arabic عَالَم(ʿālam).

Noun[edit]

álam

  1. knowledge, learning

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Verb[edit]

álam

  1. to be or become wise

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay alam, from Classical Malay alam, from Arabic عَالَم(ʿālam).

Noun[edit]

alam (first-person possessive alamku, second-person possessive alammu, third-person possessive alamnya)

  1. nature
  2. realm
  3. world

Kavalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

alam

  1. bird

Lacandon[edit]

Adverb[edit]

alam

  1. down

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ālam f

  1. accusative singular of āla

Verb[edit]

alam

  1. first-person singular future active indicative of alō
  2. first-person singular present active subjunctive of alō

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَالَم(ʿālam).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

alam (Jawi spelling عالم‎, plural alam-alam, informal 1st possessive alamku, impolite 2nd possessive alammu, 3rd possessive alamnya)

  1. realm, world
  2. field (of interest)

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

alam

  1. third-person plural (eles and elas, also used with vocês and others) present indicative of alar

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay alam, from Arabic عَالَم(ʿālam, world, universe).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

alam

  1. knowledge; learning; wisdom
    Synonyms: talino, dunong
  2. understanding
    Synonym: unawa
  3. involvement; participation
  4. used in the root paalam to mean "goodbye"

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Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

alám

  1. something that one knows (about)

Adjective[edit]

alám

  1. known; familiar
    Synonyms: batid, lantad
  2. aware; conscious; cognizant; sensible
    Synonym: batid
  3. clear; understood
    Synonym: maliwanag

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English alarm.

Noun[edit]

alam

  1. alarm