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A Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Idris

Islam + D + pRay + sEE + Sweet

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Idris in Arabic)إِدْرِيْس
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Meaning of Idris

Idris is a direct Quranic name for boys and is the name of one of the prophets mentioned in the Quran. The meaning of the name is not known for certain, but some sources say it could be derived from the Arabic D-R-S root which means “to study”, “to instruct”, and some say it means “interpreter”. Idris is possibly the same person as the biblical prophet Enoch.


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