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A Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Nafees

NUmber + FEEd + Sweet

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Nafees in Arabic)نفيس
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of NafeesNofis Napheeis Nefees Naphiys Nepheys Napheis Nefeis Nepheis Nafes Napheeys Naphees
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Quranic Root
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Meaning of Nafees

Nafees is an indirect Quranic name for boys. It means “valuable”, “precious”, “extremely desired”. It’s literal meaning is “something so good and valuable that people compete for it”, derived from the N-F-S root (to breathe, to compete), which is mentioned in many places in the Quran.

I call to witness the morning time, as it softly breathes. (Quran 81:18)

They are provided with the drink of a sealed nectar. And for this, let those who like to compete, place their competition. (Quran 83:25-26)


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