alim

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See also: Alım, alım, and âlim

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَالِم(ʿālim), active participle of عَلِمَ(ʿalima, to know).

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Noun[edit]

alim (plural ulama or ulema or alims)

  1. An educated scholar of Islamic law; a member of the ulema class
    • 2007, February 25, “Carla Power”, in A Secret History[1]:
      Akram is a working alim, lecturing in mosques and universities and dispensing fatwas on issues like inheritance and divorce.

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic алим
Roman alim
Perso-Arabic

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Arabic عَالِم(ʿālim).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɑːˈlim]
  • Hyphenation: a‧lim

Noun[edit]

alim (definite accusative alimi, plural alimlər)

  1. scholar, scientist
  2. (figurative) a learned person, adept, erudite

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَالِم(ʿālim).

Adjective[edit]

alim

  1. pious
  2. religious

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Noun[edit]

alim

  1. alim

Old Norse[edit]

Verb[edit]

alim

  1. first-person plural active present subjunctive of ala

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

alim m (plural alins)

  1. (Islam) alim (scholar of Islamic law)

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Sundanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

alim

  1. Romanization of ᮃᮜᮤᮙ᮪

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

alim (plural alims)

  1. everyone