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almah

[ al-muh ]
/ ˈæl mə /
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noun

(in Egypt) a woman or girl who dances or sings professionally.

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Also alma; al·me, al·meh [al-me] /ˈæl mɛ/ .

Origin of almah

From Egyptian Arabic ʿalmah, variant of Arabic ʿālimah, literally, “knowledgeable”
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