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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hussein, Husain, Husayn, Saddam Hussein, Saddam, Saddam bin Hussein at-Takritinoun

    Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)

  2. Hussein, Husain, Husayn, ibn Talal Hussein, King Husseinnoun

    king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)


  1. Husaynnoun

    A son of Ali and brother of Hassan; a martyr, and Shiah Imam.

  2. Husaynnoun

    used by Muslims, diminutive of Hasan meaning good or handsome.

  3. Husaynnoun

    derived from the given name.

  4. Etymology: حسین


  1. Husayn

    Hussein, Hussain, Hossein, Hossain, Huseyn, Husayn, Husein or Husain (; Arabic: حُسَيْن Ḥusayn), coming from the triconsonantal root Ḥ-S-i-N (Arabic: ح س ی ن), is an Arabic name which is the diminutive of Hassan, meaning "good", "handsome" or "beautiful". It is commonly given as a male given name, particularly among Shias. In Persian language contexts, the transliterations Ḥosayn, Hosayn, or Hossein are sometimes used. In the transliteration of Indo-Aryan languages, the forms "Hussain" or "Hossain" may be used. Other variants include Husên, Husejin, Husejn, Husain, Hisên, Hussain, Husayin, Hussayin, Hüseyin, Husseyin, Huseyn, Hossain, Hosein, Husseyn (etc.). The Encyclopaedia of Islam, which follows a standardized way for transliterating Arabic names, used the form "Ḥusain" in its first edition and "Ḥusayn" in its second and third editions.This name was not used in the pre-Islamic period, and is recorded to have been first used by the Islamic prophet Muhammad when he named his grandson Husayn ibn Ali, saying he had been commanded to do so by Allah through the archangel Gabriel.

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  1. husayn

    Politician and author from Qatar, born 22 february 1958 as Awad Qutb-Husayn Yusuf Batarfi. He's known for having connections with the al-Qaeda and being good friend with the emir of the Islamic organization, Abu Ayoub al-Iraqi. He's married to the turkish singer Najwa Arinc Tayyip and they have at least eleven children. One of them, Talib Abi (born 19 january 1983) has moved to Sweden and married the swedish politician Necdet Pasha-Fahmy (born 17 september 1981). Talib has began a career as music producent and he's now the owner of the Raghad Record Company, with artists like Rana and Kamel Abdullah and some groups, like Najran Qaideenz. Talib hates the Jihaad Mujahidinz, and their leader, Javed Sharaf has been physically abused by muslims several times, probably under command of Talib.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Husayn in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Husayn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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