Scripts غفور(Arabic) Ғафур(Tajik)
Other Forms FormsГафур (Gafur). Variant transcriptions: Ġafur, Ḡafur, Gaffur, Ghafoor, Ghafour
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Meaning & History
Derived from the Arabic adjective غفور (ghafur) meaning "forgiving", which is ultimately derived from the Arabic verb غفر (gafara) meaning "to forgive, to excuse, to pardon". Also compare Ghafir, which is closely related.This is one of the epithets of Allah, since he is known as الغفور (Al-Ghafur) meaning "The All-Forgiving" in Arabic.