Aminah



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

Aminah Sawan, a 20 year old university student from the Damascus suburbs, was a survivor of the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack.
Obama Administration Stiffs Chemical Survivors on New Claim Josh Rogin, Noah Shachtman February 19, 2014

Some of those who knew the name, Aminah, were allowed to go free.
Inside the NYPD’s Report on the Kenya Shopping Mall Massacre Christopher Dickey December 9, 2013

Historical Examples

Aminah made the nurse acquainted with the marvellous events that had happened during her pregnancy and lying-in.
The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet

Abdullah, Mohammed’s father, was married to a woman of noble parentage, named Aminah.
Oriental Women Edward Bagby Pollard

Not being deceived by her explanations, Aminah continued: ‘Thou dost hide from me the true motive of thy return.
The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet

Aminah is reported to have been miraculously free from the pangs of childbirth when her son first saw the light.
Oriental Women Edward Bagby Pollard

As soon as she got to Makkah, she threw herself at Aminah’s feet and burst out supplicating as she kissed them.
The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet

Accompanied by poor Halimah, now recovered from her anguish, he led Mohammad into the presence of Aminah, his mother.
The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet

Halimah then thought it best to repeat what her husband had said, and Aminah’s maternal pride was sorely wounded.
The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet

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    to introduce an amino group into (a compound). aminate am·i·nate (ām’ə-nāt’) v. am·i·nat·ed, am·i·nat·ing, am·i·nates To form or convert to an amine. To add an amino group to a compound.



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    to introduce an amino group into (a compound). aminate am·i·nate (ām’ə-nāt’) v. am·i·nat·ed, am·i·nat·ing, am·i·nates To form or convert to an amine. To add an amino group to a compound.

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    to introduce an amino group into (a compound). aminate am·i·nate (ām’ə-nāt’) v. am·i·nat·ed, am·i·nat·ing, am·i·nates To form or convert to an amine. To add an amino group to a compound.



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