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

  

THURAYYA (ثريا).  The Arabic name for the "Pleiades," derived from the vocabulary word thurayya ("cluster, heap").  Persian Soraya

... Now I promise to correspond with you as the Pleiads "promised to meet the Moon," and as Thurayya, wife of Suhail, promised 'Umar;... (Anecdota Oxoniensia, v.10, 1898)

    The well-known passage in Job (99) supplies us also with the word for the Pleiades, כימִה kímah, Syr. kima, Arab. thurayyā, words meaning "heap," "cluster," "plenty," "multitude," from the seven larger stars and the smaller ones closely grouped therewith... (A Dictionary of the Bible, Hastings, v.1, 1901)

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