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A Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Zulqarnain

Zero + pUt + pLay + IraQ + rUn + pRay + New +pAY + New

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Zulqarnain in Arabic)ذو القَرْنَين
Quranic Nature
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Directly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of ZulqarnainZulqarnayn Zolqarnain Zul Qarnain
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Meaning of Zulqarnain

Zulqarnain is an Arabic name for boys that means “possessor of two horns”. It is the name of a king or military leader mentioned in Surat al-Kahf (chapter 18 of the Quran). It is unclear why he was named such.


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  1. Anonymous on Thursday 21st of April 2016 01:39:18 AM

    If Zulquarnain means that, then what would “Asima Zulquarnain” mean?

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