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A Dictionary of Muslim Names - Salahuddin Ahmed

A Dictionary of Muslim Names

Hardcover Published: 1st August 1999
ISBN: 9780814706749
Number Of Pages: 352

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In a well-known hadith, Muhammed advises Muslims that, "On the Day of Resurrection, you will be called by your names and the names of your fathers; so keep beautiful names." Inspired by the teachings of Islam, names fulfill the cherished ambitions of a true Muslim. In The Dictionary of Muslim Names, Salahuddin Ahmed provides a helpful and substantive guide to common and less-common Muslim names. This lively and informative dictionary lists the original Arabic, Persian, or Turkish spelling, as well as a precise English transliteration. The names' meaning and bearing on Islamic heritage or world history are referenced, along with historical figures who bore the name-an Imaam, a Sultan, a saint-and accompanying illustrations.

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ISBN: 9780814706749
ISBN-10: 0814706746
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1st August 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 16.66  x 2.92
Weight (kg): 0.61