إدريس

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See also: ادریس

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From the verb أَدْرُس (ʾadrus, to teach), from the root د ر س (d-r-s), reporterdly because he was the first to write with a pen.

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إِدْرِيس (ʾidrīsm

  1. (Islam) Idris, Idrees, a prophet in Islam generally held to be identical to the biblical Enoch
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 19:56:
      وَٱذْكُرْ فِى ٱلْكِتَبِ إِدْرِيسَۚ إِنَّهُۥ كَانَ صِدِّيقًۭا نَّبِيًّۭا
      wa-ḏkur fī l-kitābi ʾidrīsa ʾinnahū kāna ṣiddīqan nabiyyan
      And mention in the Book, Idrees. Indeed, he was a man of truth and a prophet.

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