Can you tell me the meanings of the following names: 1. Simrah 2. Rida 3. Fatma 4. Hunain 5. Zuhair
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can you tell me the meanings of the following names:
Also, is Fatma written out as Fatemah or is `th` in the name silent and thus written as Fatma?
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Meaning of names faitimah
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Ref: Simrah: The Arabic term Simr means the color brown, thus Simrah would mean one of brownish color or complexion.
Ref: Rida: would mean a covering, or a sheet used to cover someone.
Ref: Fatimah: the literal meaning of the term Fatimah is one who leaves suckling or the age of weaning.
Ref: Hunain: Hunain is a proper noun and was the name of a place situated between Taif and Makkah where the Battle of Hunain was fought at the time of the Prophet (saws).
Ref: Zuhair: would mean bright or shining.
Your Question: Also, is Fatma written out as Fatemah or is `th` in the name silent and thus written as Fatma?
Although it is always difficult to exactly transliterate and pronounce a term or name from one language to another, the closest transliteration and nearest to pronunciation would be to spell the term as Faatimah.
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