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Gender Masculine
Usage Arabic
Scripts طالب(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. TA-leeb
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Meaning & History

Means "seeker of knowledge, student" in Arabic. Abu Talib was an uncle of the Prophet Muhammad who raised him after his parents and grandparents died. His name was in fact a kunya (a nickname) formed using Abu; his real name may have been Imran.
Feminine FormTaliba
Other Languages & CulturesTalip(Turkish)
User SubmissionTalib

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