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Khosrau

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A Non-Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Khosrau

KHartoum + pUt + Sit + pRay + gO

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Original Spellingخسرو
How to write Khosrau in the original language, such as Arabic or Persian
Alternate spellings of KhosrauKhosrow Khusraw Khosro Khusrow
All of the above spellings are acceptable for this name. You may also create your own spelling.

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

Meaning of Khosrau

Khosrau is a Persian name for boys that means “king”. It is the name of a number of Persian emperors. In Western literature the name is written as Chosroes. In Arabic the name is known as Kisra. While scholars coming from Arab culture would dislike the use of the name Kisra (since it is the name of a Persian emperor who was opposed to Islam), Khosrau is a very common boy name among Persian Muslims.

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