[[Image:Allah.png|thumb|right|200px|"Allah" in simple [[Arabic language|Arabic]] calligraphy.
As with many religions, an image depicting God is strictly forbidden.]]
The name '''''Allah''''' (الله) is the [[Arabic]] term for the [[God]] of [[Islam]]. This [[theonym]] is likely a contraction of Arabic ''Al-'ilāh'' (ال إِله), which means "the god"<ref>http://www.chishti.ru/sufi_doct.htm</ref>. It is thus related to the Hebrew term [[Elohim|Eloh(-im)]].