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Definition of "kunya" []

  • An honorific in Arabic names, typically deriving from the name of the bearer's first-born son. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kunya" in a sentence
  • ""Burmese are sensitive, passionate, but they have no long-term strategy," explains the man, a former electrical and marine engineer who now wanders about, chewing kunya, a chewing stimulant made up of betel leaf and other ingredients that leaves the teeth stained a reddish brown, and accepting kindness from strangers."
  • "What did Khalid Sheikh Mohammed know about Abu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti, which was the kunya, or nickname, of a trusted Osama bin Laden courier?"
  • "Er wurde mit den Beinamen [kunya] Abu Ibrahim, Abu-l-Hassan und Abu"