Origin of the name ZULFIQAR.
Etymology of the name ZULFIQAR.
Meaning of the baby name ZULFIQAR.
Arabic name meaning "divider." It the name of a sword with a split
point. Also spelled Zulfaqar,
... The red flag flies over the
Sultan's palace, and the Union Jack and Stars and Stripes grace the houses
of the British and American Consuls. The Sultan's steam yacht and steam
launch lie in the harbour, with a number of native craft, some of which fly
the Persian ensign—the two-bladed sword of Ali,1 white on a red
The royal arms of Persia are the Lion and the Sun, and this is the ensign of
the very few Persian craft that ply on the Caspian. But in the waters
of the Gulf I saw only this sword of Ali—that zulfiqar or divider,
which is best known to the English reader under its changed name and nature
as King Arthur's sword Excalibur.
Months in Persia, Stack, v.1, 1882)