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I like the name Ana with the meanings from your site. But as far as I know, the word ‘ana’ in the Quran is used for ‘I’. So how are the other meanings (virtuous/pious woman) derived?

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  1. on Thursday 3rd of July 2014 03:36:05 AM

    The Ana that means “I” is a completely different word from the Ana name. In English they seem similar, but in Arabic they written and pronounced differently. The first Ana starts with the letter alif, while the name Ana starts with letter `ain.

  2. on Friday 4th of July 2014 04:48:51 PM

    Jazakallah for your response. Could you please kindly inform me of the root word that this name is derived from, and which surah/verse the root word is mentioned in.

  3. on Monday 7th of July 2014 10:02:53 AM

    How is the meaning “moments, hours of the night” derived for the name Aana (آناء) Are there any root words mentioned in the Quran you could kindly provide as an example please? Jazakallah.

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