Alasa (transliteration: ʿAlasah, Arabic: علسة) that is described as “an insect that looks like an ant or a large tick” in Arabic sources.123 Alasa may also be spelled Alasah.
There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Alasa:
- Alasah bin Adi al-Balawi علسة بن عدي البلوي
Below is the name Alasa written in Arabic naskh script:
Below is the name Alasa written in Arabic kufi script: