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How to pronounce Ashkan

Up + SHop + Kitten + mAN

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Original Spellingاشكان
How to write Ashkan in the original language, such as Arabic or Persian

This is NOT a Quranic name, but Muslims can use it since it doesn't have a bad meaning.

Meaning of Ashkan

Ashkan is a Persian name for boys that means “belonging to the Ashkan empire”, “like Ashk“. Ashk was the founder of the Ashkan Empire, known in English as the Parthian Empire. Ashk is known as Arsaces I of Parthia in English.


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  1. Anonymous on Thursday 9th of July 2015 06:03:56 PM

    Thank you. it’s correct. I found the same meaning in Farsi on Persian names website (http://NameFarsi.com) .ashk also means teardrop in Persian.

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