Yunus

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Yunus
PronunciationArabic: [juːnus]
Persian: [juːnes]
Hindustani: [juːnʊs]
GenderMale
Origin
Word/nameHebrew
MeaningDove; peaceful being, accomplishing, and a gift from God
Other names
Related namesJonah, Jonas, Joonas, Yonah, Jonnas, Janusz, Yunus

Yunus (also spelled Younes or Younis, Arabic: يونس‎, Younis, Persian: یونس‎, Younes, Turkish: Yunus) is a common male given name and the Arabic version, deriving through Greek Ιωνας (Ionas) from the Hebrew name יוֹנָה (Jonah), meaning dove, of the prophet Jonah. In Turkish yunus means dolphin. The name may refer to:

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  • Jonah, English equivalent