Meaning name Adyaan.

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As salaamo Aliqum, my son name is Mohammed Adyaan if we use (AEIN)from start huruf then what ll b the meaning of it, if i use (ALIF) i read in Quraan surah anfaal ayat no 34 till 41 there is in tafseer that adyaan mean(Batil) plz guide me about this and send me the meaning of them.

 

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Meaning name Adyaan

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.

 

A name assigned to each individual is no more than a sign or recognition of that person; and there is absolutely no obligation or compulsion in Shariah that a believer is obliged or required to keep a traditional Islamic or muslim name. One is at complete liberty to assign any good wholesome name to their off-spring in absolutely any language they will or please.

 

The only names which Islam prohibits from assigning to a believer are names which connote or denote polytheism or disbelief (Abdul-Lat, Abdul-Uzza, (slaves of the pagan gods like Lat and Uzza, etc.) or names like Ramdas (slave of the Hindu god Ram), etc.; or names which have an inherit evil or vile meaning.

 

Other than names which connote polytheism and disbelief, or names which have an inherently evil meaning.Islam has allowed the believers the complete freedom to chose and assign any good wholesome name in any language they will and please.

 

If the name Adyaan is spelt using the Arabic alphabet Alif, then the meaning of the term Adyaan would be the plural of the term deen (religion); ie. religions.

 

If the name Adyaan is spelt using the Arabic alphabet Ayn, then the meaning of the term would be enmity.

 

Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.

 

Your brother and well wisher in Islam,

 

 

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