The Names of Angels Jibreel & Mikaa’il عليهما السلام

The Names of Angels Jibreel & Mikaa'il عليهما السلام. *Different ways of pronunciation* -Jibreel جبريل, with a kasra on the ج and kasra on the ر with no hamza. -Jabreel جبريل, with a fatha in the ج and kasra on the ر with no hamza. -Jibraa'eel جبرائيل, with a hamza after the alif. -Jibraa'yeel جبراييل, … Continue reading The Names of Angels Jibreel & Mikaa’il عليهما السلام

The Name of Prophet Nuh نوح Alayhis-Salaam

The Name of Prophet Nuh نوح alayhis-salaam. His real name was عبد الغفار Abdul-Ghaffaar. Nuh is a non-Arabic name but is mu'arrab (the last letter can accept kasra and tanween). The origin of the name is Syriac and it means الشاكر "The Thankful". In Arabic نوح means to cry or weep. He was given the … Continue reading The Name of Prophet Nuh نوح Alayhis-Salaam

The Name of Prophet Idrees إدريس Alayhis-Salaam

The Name of Prophet Idrees إدريس alayhis-salaam. His real name was أخنوخ, Akh-nookh. He was first of Adam's progeny to become a Prophet, and was the great grandfather of Nuh alayhimus-salaam. It is said that he was given the name Idress إدريس because of his constant درس (studying) of the Book of Allah. However, some … Continue reading The Name of Prophet Idrees إدريس Alayhis-Salaam

The Name of Prophet Yusuf يوسف Alayhis-Salaam

The name of Prophet Yusuf يوسف alayhis-salaam. Yusuf يوسف is considered to be a non-Arabic name. The Prophet's name is originally from the Hebrew language, but then it was Arab-ized into which we know today as "Yusuf". A scholar of the past, Abul Hasan al-AqTa', was asked about the name "Yusuf" and how it is … Continue reading The Name of Prophet Yusuf يوسف Alayhis-Salaam