Origin of the name ALI.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name ALI.
meaning "slaughter." In Scandinavian mythology, the son of
Odin and Rindr. He slew the wicked giant Hödhr, to avenge the death of the
beautiful Baldur, the beloved of gods and men. (An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).
ALI (عالی). Arabic name, derived from the
vocabulary word 'alī, meaning "high, noble, sublime." (An English
and Arabic Dictionary, Catafago, 1873).
... More terrified by dread of the
pacha, from whose wrath in case of refusal there was no chance of
escape, than tempted by his promises, the Greek undertook the false
swearing required. Ali, delighted, dismissed him with a thousand
assurances of protection, and then requested the presence of the
sultan's envoy, to whom he said, with much emotion—
"I have at length unravelled the infernal
plot laid against me; it is the work of a man in the pay of the
implacable enemies of the Sublime Porte, and who is a Russian
agent. He is in my power, and I have given him hopes of pardon on
condition of full confession. Will you then summon the cadi, the
judges and ecclesiastics of the town, in order that they may hear the
guilty man's deposition, and that the light of truth may purify their
minds?"... (The Crimes of Ali Pacha and Others, Dumas, 1908)