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


ZULFAQAR (ذوالفقار).  Another spelling of Arabic Zulfiqar (q.v.), meaning "divider."  It is the name of a sword with a split point.  Also spelled Zulfikar.

... The first three lines of an Arabic inscription on a sword and a trophy gun contain the name Zulfaqar, and are used all over the East as the most powerful amulet.  The last two lines are half Persian half Arabic.  'Alí is

The kind of men, the lion of God, the strength of the Almighty.
No man is like 'Alí, no sword like his Zulfaqár.

    Zulfaqár is the name of 'Alí's sword.  The sword would appear to be a Maisur sword, because the last two lines of the inscription often occur in connection with Haidar 'Alí; vide Hamlát i Haidarí, p. 505. (Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Jan-Dec, 1872)


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