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Origin of the name ALALA.
Etymology of the name ALALA.
Meaning of the baby name ALALA.


ALALA.  f.  African Yoruba name derived from the vocabulary word alála, meaning "a dreamer." (A Dictionary of the Yoruba Language, Church Missionary Society, 1913).

ALALA (Ἀλαλά).  f.  Greek name of a sister of Ares, meaning "battle-cry."  This is also another name for the Assyrian goddess Allat ("the goddess"), which see.  She was one of the forms of Ishtar (q.v.). (An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).

ALALA.  m.  The name of a deity in Babylonian-Assyrian religion.  Consort of Belili (q.v.), he is mentioned on a cuneiform tablet as one of the ancestors of the well-known deities.  The name is found in incantations.  He is perhaps to be connected with the bird Alallu, mentioned in the Gilgamesh epic (q.v.). (Encyclopedia Britannica, Chambers, v.1, 1910).  Alallu means "a bundle."


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