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A Quranic Name for Boys

Short meaning of AydinPowerful and Able
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How to pronounce Aydin

Ultimate + praY + DImple + Name

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Aydin in Arabic)أيدٍ
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Alternate spellings of AydinEidyne Aidene Aydene Aedine Aydyne Eedine Aidine Eedene Eydin Eidiyn Eydene
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Meaning of Aydin

Aydin is a Quranic name for boys that means hands, power, strength. It is directly mentioned in Quran 51:47 and 7:195:

AND IT IS We who have built the universe with [Our creative] power; and, verily, it is We who are steadily expanding it. (Quran 51:47)

This name shouldn’t be confused with the Turkish name Aydın, which means “educated, intellectual, enlightened” and is pronounced differently. For more information see this answer.

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  1. Anonymous on Sunday 5th of April 2015 07:47:23 PM

    My name is Aydın. I think it is Persian.

    PS: I live in Turkey.

  2. Anonymous on Saturday 30th of January 2016 01:05:49 PM

    I think Ayden is a turkish name and
    Aydin a muslim name

    kibra

  3. Anonymous on Saturday 30th of January 2016 01:14:40 PM

    Ayden is a turkish name and in saudi arabia i have not heard this name
    i am from india but i live in S.A

  4. Anonymous on Monday 28th of March 2016 09:00:05 AM

    aydin is a direct quranic name … doesnt matter if ppl dont have dis name in saudi arabia … its in the quran so u can keep it

  5. Anonymous on Wednesday 4th of May 2016 08:53:20 PM

    if you are referring to quran then you cant read it as one word ( aydin ) it should sound as ( aydi ) as the Tanween we dont say it in one word , as if you read quran we should read the full ayah so it can sound ( aydin ) … it means hands.
    not all words of quran we use it as words ( unless you like to call some one his name is hands ). will you call your son hand or leg ??
    as an arab we have logic before using words and kindly do ask any arab person before letting others just name their kids with no real background.
    you may call it a name but dont refer back to quran with our knowledge of quran and Arabic together so your son name wont sound funny or wrong meaning.

  6. Anonymous on Friday 4th of November 2016 12:15:52 PM

    Allah ‘azza wa jal said in surat Ath-Thariyat (51) ayah (47):

    {وَالسَّمَاء بَنَيْنَاهَا بِأَيْدٍ وَإِنَّا لَمُوسِعُونَ}
    (47) سورة الذاريات

    Translation (Hilali & Khan):
    With power did We construct the heaven. Verily, We are Able to extend the vastness of space thereof (51:47)

    Some claim that the tafsir of the word “Aydin” as “power” is ta’wil of the word, for they say that “Aydin” in this ayah is plural of “hands”.
    So they say that Ibn Kathir rahimahu Allah made ta’wil of Allah’s attribute of “yad”.

    Reply to this claim:

    Aydin can either be the plural of the root word yad (meaning hand – literally), or it can be the word “Ayd“, which literally means power in Arabic.

    So which one is it?
    1_ The plural of yad that means “hand”?
    or
    2_ “Ayd” which literally means power ?

    Answer:

    It is # 2 = the word Ayd which literally means “power”.

    Evidences for that:

    1_ Majority of the Arabic dictionaries (Ma’ajim) mention this ayah under the root word “Ayd” and not “Yad”, confirming that it is the word Ayd and not the plural of yad that means hand.

    2_ Muhammad ar-Razi (666 A.H.) said in “Mukhtar as-Sihah” under the root “yad”, when speaking about this ayah:
    قلتُ: قوله تعالى: (بأَيْد) أي بقُوَّةٍ وهو مَصْدَر آدَ يئِيدُ أَيْداً إذا قَوِيَ وليس جَمْعاً لِيدٍ ليُذْكَر هُنَا بل مَوْضعُه بابُ الدَّالِ. وقد نَصَّ الأزَهَري على هذه الآية في الأيدِ بمعنى المَصْدَر. ولا أَعْرِفُ أَحدَاً من أَئِمَة اللُّغَة أو التَّفْسِير ذَهَبَ إلى ما ذَهَب إليه الجَوْهَرِي من أَنَّها جَمْعُ يَدٍ.

    Translation:
    “I said: His (Allah) saying: (Bi-aydin) meaning with power, and it is the root Aada ya’idu aydan if he became strong; and it is not the plural of yad/hand, for it to be mentioned here (under the root word yad) , its place is in the section of the letter dal. and al Azhari (370 A.H.) mentioned this ayah under the word al Ayd meaning the root. And I do not know any of the imams of the Arabic language or tafsir who had the same opinion of al Jawhari that it is the plural of yad – hand.”

    3_ Imam Ibn Khuzaimah (d. 311 A.H.) rahimahu Allah said in his book “Tawhid”:

    “And some of Jahmiyah claimed that the meaning of his saying ‘Allah created Adam with His (two) hands‘ is ‘His power’, so he claimed that ‘the yad’ means power, and this is from changing (words) also, and it is ignorance of the Arabic language , and power is called in the Arab’s language “Al-ayd” not “al-yad” ….. Allah has informed us that he created the heaven (As-sama’) with (Ayd) power, and (al-yad) the hand and (al-yadan) the two hands are different than (al-ayd) power; for if Allah created Adam with ayd like he created the heaven, without favouring the creation of Adam with His (two) hands He (Allah) wouldn’t have said to Iblees: (ما منعك أن تسجد لما خلقت بيدي – (Allâh) said: ‘O Iblîs (Satan)! What prevents you from prostrating yourself to one whom I have created with Both My Hands 38:75’ , and there is no doubt that Allah Azza wa Jal has created Iblees (Allah’s curse be upon him) also with His power.

    Conclusion:

    Explaining the word “aydin” to mean power is not ta’wil, it is confirming the dhahir & haqiqi meaning of the word, which is “ayd” meaning power, so their is no ta’wil in this ayah.

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