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Aliha is feminine- it is theplural of "Goddess" not ilah

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Submitted by zzazzeefrazzee (United States), Feb 21, 2008 at 11:18

Dhimmi Dearest,

Thanks for bringing this to my attention. Apparently, Hans Wehr contradicts himself. On page 24, coulmn two, line 5, he states:

" ilah, plural aliha, god, deity, godhead.

immediately below that he states

ilahat (m3a ta marbuta), plural ilahat, goddess

then if you look father down, Below the entry on allahuma, you will see:

alih, pagan god

aliha, plural alihat, goddess

I'm sorry, but I had I had looked at the entry for "Goddes". Funny enough, they are both spelled the exact same way.

Sorry for my confusion on this matter, but as I've said, I'm just a student of languages. You obviously could use a lesson or two in Adab (good manners). If you really want to be more persuasive, much less an effective educator. You could learn to ENCOURAGE people rather than trash or flame them in your replies.

Your posts are laden with logical fallacies (especially ad hominems) and unneccesary, irritating, immature, incendiary piffle. Who wants to listen to that? Whoever respects that?

Do you think you could learn to be a teeny bit more civil? Can you behave like a MATURE adult? Or is your anger compelling you to behave like this? Perhaps a good therapist can help you with your "issues"? You should really look into that.

Submitting....

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