Allah

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Allah Muslim name for the one and only God
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Allah The name of the Supreme Being, in use among the Arabs and the Mohammedans generally.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Allah The Arabic name of the Supreme Being, which, through the Koran, has found its way into the languages of all nations who have embraced the Mohammedan faith.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Allah al′la the Arabic name of the one God.
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Quotations

  • George Bernard Shaw
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    “When Satan makes impure verses, Allah sends a divine tune to cleanse them.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
contr. fr. the article al, the + ilah, God
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ar. al-ilâh, 'the worthy to be adored.'

Usage

In literature:

By Allah, it enriches thy dark beauty, like the bloom on purple grapes.
"The Valley of the Kings" by Marmaduke Pickthall
Muhammed refuses to partake of it, and informs the Serb that Allah would be angry.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2" by Henry Baerlein
If the man dies, it is Allah's will.
"In Mesopotamia" by Martin Swayne
No rational Agnostic would hesitate to deny the existence of Jupiter, Javeh, Allah, or Brahma.
"Theism or Atheism" by Chapman Cohen
Many got down on their knees and surrendered, still shouting their war cry, "Allah, Allah".
"The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"" by George Davidson
He kneels on that and offers up his prayers to Allah.
"The Kangaroo Marines" by R. W. Campbell
He is a modern Allah, and Mr. S. Herbert Ross is his prophet.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
Holy jumping cats, but you ought to have seen the guides, yelling Allah!
"Peck's Bad Boy Abroad" by George W. Peck
Allah send him blessings abundant!
"The Great White Queen" by William Le Queux
Rasool Allah el Mahdi!
"Khartoum Campaign, 1898" by Bennet Burleigh
At Bougie they seemed to have left it all to Allah, with the usual result.
"Old Junk" by H. M. Tomlinson
And soon afterward Mohammed could have been seen in the market place preaching the word of Allah.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
Allah has been good to me.
"The Secret Witness" by George Gibbs
On the threshing-floor of Ornan, the children of Mahomet now read the Koran and sing to Allah with monotonous howl.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
It is the law of Allah.
"The Last of the Legions and Other Tales of Long Ago" by Arthur Conan Doyle
How, then, shall we pay honour to Allah, if we neglect and desert the peculiar duties of that post wherein Allah hath placed us?
"Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
Allah has created kings, and has put men's lives into our hands.
"Athelstane Ford" by Allen Upward
Even the Mohammedan Koran refers to this succession of prophets and messengers of Allah.
"The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul" by Jirah D. Buck
If all the unbelievers together unite against us we will enter on the war as a sacred duty, and trust to Allah for help.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
The Ancient of Days, God the Father, Jehovah, Allah.
"The Education of Eric Lane" by Stephen McKenna
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In poetry:

HE knows Queen Lab, her isle,
And black, enormous Kaf,
The Swallow, and "Allah"
He cries
"Swallow" by Padraic Colum
Of Paradise, O hermit wise,
Let us renounce the thought.
Of old therein our names of sin
Allah recorded not.
"From the Persian of Hafiz II" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
It was all make-believe,
A foolish game of play,
Our garden of Allah
A drawing-room,
Our Chinese god of clay.
"On - On - Poet" by Aleister Crowley
"Thou, godlike in thy lofty birth,
Who art our Allah upon earth,
Illume me with thy favoring ray,
And I will answer as I may.
"The Way To Heaven" by John Hay
I once did know a Turkish man
Whom I upon a two-pair-back met,
His name it was EFFENDI KHAN
BACKSHEESH PASHA BEN ALLAH ACHMET.
"Ben Allah Achmet, or, the Fatal Tum" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"'Allah! hu!' Through flashing sabres,
Through a stormy hail of lead,
The good Thessalian charger
Up the slopes of olives sped.
"The Hero" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

And more to come, insha'Allah.
Muslims have been commanded by Allah to obey, respect and love him.
Kazakhstan Imams 'Outraged' Over New Allah-Brand Vodka.
Starmel Allah November 6, 2012.
My name is Starmel Allah and my family is a part of the original (first) people to inhabit the Earth.
Allah and Yaweh "same god," " white supremacy " rules "world policy".
For reasons known only to God, Allah, Buddha, or L. Ron Hubbard, in 1986 I ran for justice of the peace in my hometown of Kerrville.
Allow me to make a point IF – and I do mean to present this as a hypothetical point – IF it were suddenly and absolutely made known that God did not fit the Islamist view of Allah, along with all that one reads in the Quran.
Enlarge Buy This Photo Allah Wright, left, and Wayne Lawrence Jr, known to many as Pretty Boy Bam Bam, do some push-ups while THE BLADE/AMY E VOIGT.
During the past year, scores of rebel brigades across Syria like The Beloved of Allah have evolved from hapless bands of lightly armed men into formidable fighting groups, shifting the balance against Assad's military.
He then adds, "Oh Jesus, oh Jesus," before adding in Arabic, "Oh Allah.".
Allah-Las Go to College: "The Freak Power Ticket" Interview & DJ Set NOW ONLINE.
Allah-Las Pedrum, Miles, & Spencer Visit UCSB (CLICK TO ENLARGE).
Where the Moors Held Sway, Allah Is Praised Again.
Photo by Khalid Naji-Allah for The Washington Informer.
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In science:

Farag Allah, "An Efficient Chaos-Based Feedback Stream cipher (ECBFSC) for Image Encryption and Decryption”, Accepted for publication in An International Journal of Computing and Informatics, 2007. Hossam El-din H. Ahmed, Hamdy M. Kalash. And Osama S.
Encryption Quality Analysis and Security Evaluation of CAST-128 Algorithm and its Modified Version using Digital Images
Lotf-Allah bin Ahmad, “Seerat Alameer Almansur Ali’.
New additional material of meteor showers during 9th -19th centuries in the Islamic history
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