Abdus Shakur

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Abdus Shakur (Arabic: عبد الشکور‎) is a male Muslim given name, built on the Arabic words Abd, al- and Shakur. The name means "servant of the All-thankful", Ash-Shakūr being one of the names of God in the Qur'an, which give rise to the Muslim theophoric names.[1][2]

Because the Arabic letter corresponding to sh is a sun letter, the letter l of the al- is assimilated to it. Thus although the name is written with letters corresponding to Abd al-Shakur, the usual pronunciation corresponds to Abd ash-Shakur. Alternative transliterations include Abdul Shakoor and others, all subject to variant spacing and hyphenation.

It may refer to:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Salahuddin Ahmed (1999). A Dictionary of Muslim Names. London: Hurst & Company. 
  2. ^ S. A. Rahman (2001). A Dictionary of Muslim Names. New Delhi: Goodword Books.