Abdus Shakur

Abdus Shakur () is a male Muslim given name, built on the Arabic words ''Abd'', ''al-'' and ''Shakur''. The name means "servant of the All-thankful", ''Ash-Shakūr'' being one of the names of God in the Qur'an, which give rise to the Muslim theophoric names.

Because the Arabic letter corresponding to sh is a sun letter, the letter l of the ''al-'' is assimilated to it. Thus although the name is written with letters corresponding to ''Abd al-Shakur'', the usual pronunciation corresponds to ''Abd ash-Shakur''. Alternative transliterations include ''Abdul Shakoor'' and others, all subject to variant spacing and hyphenation.

It may refer to:

*`Abd al-Shakur ibn Yusuf, Emir of Harar, Ethiopia, until 1782 *Muhammad ibn 'Ali 'Abd ash-Shakur, Emir of Harar, Ethiopia, until 1875 *'Abd Allah II ibn 'Ali 'Abd ash-Shakur (died 1930), Emir of Harar, Ethiopia, until 1887 *Abdul Shakoor Rashad (1921–2004), Afghan writer and scholar *Abdus Shakur (writer) (1941–2013), Bangladeshi litterateur and musicologist *Abdus Shakoor (painter) (born 1947), Bangladeshi painter *Mustafadden Abdush Shakur, known as Mustafa Shakur, (born 1984), American basketball player *Abdul Shakoor (cricketer) (born 1988), an Emirati cricketer *Abdusakur Tan, Filipino governor Provided by Wikipedia
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