Gender Masculine
Usage Arabic, Urdu
Scripts ذو الفقار(Arabic, Urdu)
Pronounced Pron. dhool-fee-KAR(Arabic)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Arabic ذو الفقار (Dhu al-Faqar) interpreted as meaning "cleaver of the spine", derived from ذو (dhu) meaning "possessor, holder" and فقار (faqar) meaning "spine, vertebra". This was the name of the Prophet Muhammad's sword, also used by his son-in-law Ali.

Related Names

VariantsZulfaqar, Zulfikar(Arabic) Zulfaqar, Zulfikar(Urdu)
Other Languages & CulturesZulfikar(Indonesian) Zülfikar(Turkish)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022