See also: يوسف

Ottoman Turkish

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Arabic يُوسُف (yūsuf), itself from Hebrew יוסף (Yōsēph).

Proper noun

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یوسف (Yusuf)

  1. a male given name from Hebrew.
  2. (biblical) Joseph, the eleventh and favorite son of Jacob
  3. (biblical) Joseph, the husband of Virgin Mary

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Turkish: Yusuf

Further reading

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Persian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Arabic يُوسُف (yūsuf), from Hebrew יוסף (yoséf).

Pronunciation

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Readings
Classical reading? yūsuf
Dari reading? yūsuf
Iranian reading? yusof, yusef
Tajik reading? yusuf

Proper noun

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Dari یوسف
Iranian Persian
Tajik Юсуф

یوسف (yusof or yusef)

  1. Joseph (eleventh and favourite son of Jacob)
  2. Joseph (husband of the Virgin Mary)
  3. Joseph (12th sura (chapter) of the Quran)
  4. Joseph (Joseph of Arimathea; man who donated his own prepared tomb for the burial of Jesus.)
  5. a male given name, equivalent to English Joseph

Derived terms

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Urdu

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Classical Persian یوسف (yūsuf), from Arabic يُوسُف (yūsuf).

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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يُوسُف (yūsufm (Hindi spelling यूसुफ़)

  1. (Islam) Yusuf, Joseph
  2. a male given name from Arabic
  3. Joseph (12th sura (chapter) of the Quran)

References

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  • یوسف”, in اُردُو لُغَت (urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • یوسف”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.