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Gender Masculine
Usage Theology
Scripts الله(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. al-LAH(Arabic)
AL-ə(English)
AH-lə(English)

Meaning & History

Derived from Arabic الإله (al-ilah) meaning "the deity". It is primarily used to refer to the Islamic God, though it was originally used by pre-Islamic Arabs, and is sometimes used by Arabic-speaking Christians and Jews.