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A Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Zulfaqar

Zero + pUt + pLay + FUn + IraQ + mAn + pRay

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Zulfaqar in Arabic)ذُو الفَقَار
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of ZulfaqarZolfaqar Zulfaqaar Zul Faqar Zolfaqaar
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Meaning of Zulfaqar

Zulfaqar is an Arabic name for boys that was the name of the sword of Ali bin Abi Talib, cousin of the Prophet, peace be upon him and his companions, and 4th leader of the Muslims after the Prophet. The word means “that which has vertebrae” (vertebrae being the bones in a person’s back, also known as the spinal column), it is said because the sword’s blade had grooves (there are also many other interpretations for this word). The name is also written as Zulfiqar. Both spellings/pronunciations are acceptable.


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