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A Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Zuraib

Zero + pUt + pRAY + Boy

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Zuraib in Arabic)ضُرَيْب
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of ZuraibZowraib Zowreyb Douraib Dhowreib Dhourebb Dourayb Dowreib Dhurebbe Zuraibe Doureb Dhoureb
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Quranic Root
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DHAD-R-B
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Meaning of Zuraib

Zuraib is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means “fierce attacker”. It is the name of one of the Sahaba (companions of the Prophet ﷺ) whose full name is  Zuraib ibn Naqeer ibn Sumair. Zuraib is derived from the DHAD-R-B root (“to strike”) which is used in many places in the Quran.

And We divided them into twelve descendant tribes [as distinct] nations. And We inspired to Moses when his people implored him for water, “Strike with your staff the stone,” and there gushed forth from it twelve springs. Every people knew its watering place. And We shaded them with clouds and sent down upon them manna and quails, [saying], “Eat from the good things with which We have provided you.” And they wronged Us not, but they were [only] wronging themselves. (Quran 7:160)
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  1. on Wednesday 2nd of December 2015 04:58:23 AM

    sohaib, hobaib related name chaaheye? our sath Hi maani bee chaaheye? our sohaib, hobaib ka kia maani hay (mean)

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