Origin of the name GHUFRAN.
Etymology of the name GHUFRAN.
Meaning of the baby name GHUFRAN.
Arabic name, derived from the vocabulary word ghufrān,
meaning "pardon, remission." (An English and Arabic
Dictionary, Catafago, 1873)
... Another work which must
have sorely offended orthodox Muhammadans is the Risálatu 'l-Ghufrán
(Epistle of Forgiveness). Here the Paradise of the Faithful becomes a
glorified salon tenanted by various heathen poets who have been forgiven—hence the
title—and received among the Blest. This idea is
carried out with much ingenuity and in a spirit of audacious burlesque
that reminds us of Lucian... (A Literary History of the Arabs, Nicholson,