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A Quranic Name for Boys

Short meaning of SafanaGold, Ruby, Pearl and Coral
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How to pronounce Safana

SUmmer + FAr + NUmber
or SUmmer + Fun + FAr + NUmber

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Safana in Arabic)سَفَّانة
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of SafanaSafanah Safaana Safaanah Saffanah
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Meaning of Safana

Safana is an indirect Quranic name for girls whose original meaning is “pearl”, and Arabs used it as a synonym for “daughter”, maybe as a loving nickname. It is derived from the S-F-N root, which is also the root for Safeena (“ship”), and it is used in a number of places in the Quran.

Then the two went forth until, when they embarked on the ship, he made a hole in it, whereupon Moses exclaimed: “Have you made a hole in it so as to drown the people in the boat? You have certainly done an awful thing.” (Quran 18:71)

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  1. on Friday 3rd of April 2015 10:36:47 AM

    My name is Abdullahi m Abdullahi, a member of safana local government area, where born @ the year of 1995, am starting my schooling at yarima abdu model primary school safana from 2002-2008, then am join my secondary school in government rural bording secondary school from 2008-2014 i cullected my rusult and certificat. Am succeed my papers becose i get my 9 creidential, i’m very good in maths,physics and chemistry, the reason is i never fail all that’s subject during examination, which i decide to learn archited,, but i cant do that becose my parent they dont have power to surfoncor my school fee,, but now am on my way to go to nursing school katsina to learn for madicine…. Thank may god help us,, ABDULLAHI MURTALA ABDULLAHI SAFANA…. 09032322484 I wrote this on 3-4-2015 within 11:30

  2. on Thursday 1st of March 2018 10:59:25 AM

    I am safan I studying MA in bduc college……I finished my schooling in VDHS school..I have very much interested in wawatching

  3. on Thursday 17th of May 2018 08:16:54 AM

    i am safana and i am studing in oxford school tvm

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