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What is the English translation of the Arabic name 'Fatima'?


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2012-07-27 15:08:17
2012-07-27 15:08:17

"One who abstains" or "One who weans (children)" are offered as possible meanings of the Arabic name Fatima.

Specifically, the Arabic name is a feminine proper noun. It is written as فاطمة ‎(Fāṭimah)in Arabic. The pronunciation will be "faht-mah" in colloquial Arabic.


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