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It is actually the definite, not plural form

Reader comment on item: Is Allah God? - Continued
in response to reader comment: Elaha=God, Allah= God of Gods!

Submitted by zzazzeefrazzee (United States), Feb 15, 2008 at 16:19

Actually, the word "Allah" is the DEFINITE form of "ilah". al-ilah is elided together to become Allah, meaning 'the God". The plural form is "allahuma", which is very similar to the Hebrew "Elohim".


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