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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ə-LAD-in(English)
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Meaning & History

Anglicized form of ALA AL-DIN. This is the name of a mischievous boy in one of the tales of 'The 1001 Nights'. A magician traps him in a cave, but he escapes with the help of a genie.
Other Languages & CulturesAla al-Din(Arabic) Aldin(Bosnian) Alaattin(Turkish)


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