Allah

[ al-uh, ah-luh ]
/ ˈæl ə, ˈɑ lə /

noun Islam.

the Supreme Being; God.

Origin of Allah

< Arabic Allāh, akin to ilāh god
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British Dictionary definitions for allah

Allah

/ (ˈælə) /

noun

Islam the Muslim name for God; the one Supreme Being

Word Origin for Allah

C16: from Arabic, from al the + Ilāh god; compare Hebrew elōah
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Allah


The name for God, the Supreme Being, in the Arabic language; the common name for God in Islam.

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