Rahim

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رحيم
RomanisationRaḥīm
Pronunciation[raħiːm]
GenderMale
Origin
Language(s)Arabic
MeaningMerciful
Region of originArab peninsula
Other names
Cognate(s)Rahman
Anglicisation(s)Rahim, Raheem
Derivative(s)Abul Rahim, Atta Ur Rahim
DerivedR-Ḥ-M root

Rahim (Raḥīm رحيم, also anglicized as Raheem) is one of the names of Allah in Islam, meaning "Merciful", from the root R-Ḥ-M. It is also used as a personal male name, short for Abdu r-Raḥīm "Servant of the Merciful". Spellings include Rahim, Raheem, Rohim and Roheem.

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In fiction[edit]

  • Rohim, a school pupil played by Wasim Islam in the British web series Corner Shop Show

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