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Pronunciation Arabic: [ˈʔasˁɪf]
Egyptian Arabic: [ʔɑsˁef]
Hindustani: [ˈaːsɪf]
Gender Male
Language(s) Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Meaning Forgiveness
Region of origin Arabia
Other names
Alternative spelling Asef, Assif, Assef

Asif (also spelled Assif or Assef, Arabic: اصف‎) is an Arabic masculine given name (used as well as in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh) meaning is "forgiveness" it may refer to:

Given name[edit]

In antiquity
In modern times
Asif Ahmad, a British diplomat