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Burhan

Burhan
Pronunciation [ˈburhɑːn]
Gender Male
Origin
Word/Name Arabic
Meaning Proof
Region of origin Arabic

Burhan (Arabic: برهان‎, Burhān) is an Arabic male name meaning proof[1][2] and is an epithet of the Prophet Muhammad.[1] It is especially popular in Turkey, as it respects Turkish vowel harmony and the end syllable "-han" can be interpreted as the Turkish variant of "Khan".

Origin

وَقَالُواْ لَن يَدْخُلَ الْجَنَّةَ إِلاَّ مَن كَانَ هُوداً أَوْ نَصَارَى تِلْكَ أَمَانِيُّهُمْ قُلْ هَاتُواْ بُرْهَانَكُمْ إِن كُنتُمْ صَادِقِينَ

And they say: "No one will enter Paradise except unless he is a Jew, or a Christian!" Such is their wishful thinking. Say, "Show us your proof, if you are truthful."[3][4]

Given name

  • Burhan G (born 1983), Danish R&B and pop singer, songwriter and producer of Kurdish-Turkish origin
  • Burhan Asaf Belge (1899–1967), served as the representative of Muğla province during the 11th term of Turkish National Assembly
  • Burhan Doğançay (born 1929), Turkish-American painter and photographer
  • Burhan Eşer, Turkish footballer
  • Burhan Sargun (born 1929), Turkish footballer
  • Burhan Shahidi (1894–1989), political leader in Xinjiang, China
  • Burhan Nazir (born 1993), Pakistani Graphic Designer and Software Engineer, Owner of BNC productions


Burhanullah

Burhan Nazir (born 1993), Pakistani Graphic Designer and Software Engineer, Owner of BNC productions

Surname

  • Qasem Burhan (born 1985), Qatari footballer from Al Gharrafa

Tribal name

  • Burhan (Pashtun tribe), a tribe of Afghanistan

Places

  • Burhan Surgical, Pakistan, located at Shop No 7,8 Afzal Market Opposite Askari Bank, College Road Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  • Burhan, Pakistan, town located along the Rawalpindi-Peshawar road, in the Punjab province of Pakistan
  • Burhaniye, a town and district of Balıkesir Province in the Aegean region of Turkey
  • Burhaniye, Üsküdar, a neighborhood in Üsküdar district of Istanbul, Turkey
  • Burhaniye, Vezirköprü, a village in Vezirköprü district of Samsun Province, Turkey
  • Burhanpur, a town in Madhya Pradesh state, India
  • Burhani Hospital, located at Saddar Town, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Burhanuddin Upazila, a sub-district of Bhola District in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh
  • Burhanath temple, situated on the bank of river Ganges

Books

  • Burhan al-Haqq, a 1963 theological work by Nur Ali Elahi
  • Burhan (Dune), terminology used in the fictional Dune universe

See also

References

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