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What name for a girl means distraught or helpless?
Asked in Baby Names, Old Testament, Noah's Ark
Was Ishmael a Canaanite?
No. All humanity descends from Noah's three sons, Shem, Ham and Japheth. Ishmael was descended from Shem, through Abraham and his Egyptian wife, Hagar, and was the father of the Ishmaelites.(Genesis 11:10-27)(1Chronicles 1:28) The Canaanites descended from Ham, through Canaan, and were made up of eleven tribes who lived in the land of Canaan: The Amorites, Arkites, Arvadites, Girgashites, Hamathites, Hittites, Hivites, Jebusites, Sidonians (Phoenicians), Sinites, Zemarites. (Genesis 9:18; 10:6).
Asked in Baby Names, Bleach (Anime and Manga)
What is ichigo's full name?
Ichigo Kurosaki . _________________________________ That depends on which Ichigo you mean, Ichigo Kurosaki (or Kurosaki Ichigo) is indeed the name of the protagonist of Bleach. However if this isn't the answer you were looking for you can find some other characters named Ichigoin the related link given.
Asked in Islam, Baby Names, Names and Name Meanings
What Is the Islamic meaning of Elsa?
Elsa is a girl name. It is of Hebrew origin. The meaning of Elsa is 'God promise' or 'God is my oath'. It is a short form of Elisabeth. It is used by some writers as lioness name. Elsa has other variant forms: Else, Elsie, Elssa, Elsy, Helsa, Ilsa and Ilse. Baby names that sound like Elsa are Ellsa, Elisa, Elvsa, and Elza.
Asked in Quran (Koran), Name Origins, Baby Names, Sanskrit
What is meaning of Ayaan?
Name: Ayaan Meaning: Gift of God Gender: Male Origin: Arabic Ayaan word is mentioned in Surah al naml(ants) verse number 65 in the holy Quran it means the day of judgment , also the Arabic meaning is gift of god its also a sanskrit word meaning speed. Günther Schlee seems to translate ayaan as "day." (Chapter: "Loanwords in Oromo and Rendille as a mirror of past inter-ethnic relations." Book: African Languages, Development and the State. Page 201. 1994.) Mohamed Diriye Abdullahi says, "Ayaan means good luck and destiny, someone who is in good luck and prosperous might be referred to as ayaanle. Ayaan is also a popular name for girls. In the ancient Cushitic religion, the ayaan, or ayana among the Oromo, are good spirits or angels that mediate between god and humans and whose blessings one seeks. As is known from practices among non-Muslim non-Christian Oromo, the chief priest of the Cushitic cult is the qallu." (Book: Culture and Customs of Somalia. Page 65. 2001.)