Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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ايك ايل ايم


إِيلُ a name of God; (Lth, T, Ṣ, M, Ḳ;) a Hebrew word; (Lth, Ṣ;) or Syriac: (Ṣ:) it is a dial. var. of إِلُّ [q. v.]: or the latter may be an arabicized form of the former: (Az, TA:) Ibn-El-Kelbee says that جَبْرَئِيلُ and مِيكَائِيلُ and the like are similar to عَبْدُ ٱللّٰهِ and عَبْدَ الرَّحْمَانِ; (M;) [and J says,] they are like عَبْدُ ٱللّٰهِ and تَيْمُ ٱللّٰهِ: (Ṣ:) so that جَبْر signifies “servant,” and is prefixed to ايل, governing it in the gen. case: (M:) but this is not a valid assertion; for were it so, such names would be perfectly decl.: (M in art. ال:) Suh says, in the R, that جِبرئيل is Syriac, and means عَبْدُ الرَّحْمَانِ, or عَبْدُ العزِيزِ, as is related on the anthority of I’Ab: that most persons hold ايل in this case to be a name of God: but that some hold names of this kind to be constructed inversely, after the manner of the language of the 'Ajam; ايل meaning servant. (TA. [See what is said of إِلُّ.])


إِيلَةٌ: see art. اول.


أَيْلُولُ [written by some إِيلُولُ] One of the Greek [or Syrian] months; (T,* M, Ḳzw;) the last thereof [corresponding with September, O. Ṣ.]. (Ḳzw.)

إِيَالٌ / إِيَالَةٌ / أَيِّلٌ / أُيَّلٌ / إِيَّلٌ

إِيَالٌ: إِيَالَةٌ: أَيِّلٌ: أُيَّلٌ: إِيَّلٌ:see art. Awl.

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