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Origin of the name GHAYTH.
Etymology of the name GHAYTH.
Meaning of the baby name GHAYTH.


GHAYTH (غيث).  Arabic name, derived from the vocabulary word ghayth, meaning "rain" or "showers." 

1 In text "Ghayth al-Hátíl" = incessant rain of small drops and widely dispread.  In Arab. the names for clouds, rain and all such matters important to a pastoral race are well-nigh innumerable... (Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Burton, v.6, 1901)

... A wit travelled on the highway with an Arab and asked:Q. "What is your name"?  A. "Matar [rain]"  Q. "Your surname?"  A. "Ab-ul-ghayth [father of showers]."  Q. "Your father's name?"  A. "Euphrates."  Q. "Your mother's name"?  A. "Sahabah [cloud]."  Q. "Her sobriquet"?  A. "Omm-ul-bahar [mother of the sea]."  At these words the wit exclaimed:"For God's sake! wait a moment, that I may procure a boat, or I shall be drowned in your company."... (The Calcutta Review, v.68-69, 1879)


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