Amina



a female given name: from an Arabic word meaning “honest and faithful.”.
Contemporary Examples

Without it, the case would never have reached the desk of the family judge—another person who failed amina.
A Rape Victim’s Suicide Proves Morocco’s Culture of Silence Must Go Laila Lalami March 15, 2012

On Jan. 1, 2008, teenage sisters amina and Sarah Said were shot to death by their father in their hometown of Lewisville, Texas.
The Dishonor of Honor Killings Sara Stewart October 19, 2014

For amina *, an entrepreneur who owns a petrol distribution firm, it is too late for protection.
Thugs Plague Women Entrepreneurs Gayle Tzemach Lemmon October 20, 2009

“Mahfouz was relaying the oppression of amina and her daughters as it existed,” she has said.
Cairo, Revisited: How Naguib Mahfouz Predicted the Future of Egypt Joel Whitney July 21, 2012

amina Farah Ali called America “the enemy,” in a taped phone call submitted as evidence in the indictment.
America’s Deadly Terror ‘Pipeline’ Eliza Griswold August 5, 2010

Historical Examples

Edgar also gave to El Bakhat a set of jewellery and several silk scarves for amina.
The Dash for Khartoum George Alfred Henty

Two of these ladies bore the pretty names of Inda and amina.
The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido Henry Keppel

Did I not tell thee I dogged him, and the old duenna, amina, almost to the very gate?
Hildebrand Anonymous

“I don’t think the other does his work for him,” amina said.
The Dash for Khartoum George Alfred Henty

amina also had a camel to herself, while the four other women who accompanied the party rode two on a camel.
The Dash for Khartoum George Alfred Henty

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