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Cirebonese flag plus Chinese dem influence lion plus de Zulfiqar, wey dem represent Ali as lion (dem date am go de late 18th anaa de 19th century)
Early 19th-century Ottoman Zulfiqar flag

Zulfaqar, dem sanso dey spell am Zu al-Faqar, Zulfakar, Dhu al-Faqar, anaa Dhulfaqar), be de sword of Ali ibn Abi Talib (Imam Ali).

Middle Eastern weapons dey commonly inscribe am plus quote wey dey mention Zulfiqar,[1] wey dem at tyms make Middle Eastern swords plus split tip in reference to de weapon.[2]

Name[edit | edit source]

De name ein meaning be uncertain. De word ḏhu dey mean "possessor, master", den de idafa construction "possessor of..." be common for Arabic phraseology insyd, lyk for Dhu al-Qarnayn, Dhu al-Kifl, Dhu al-Qadah den Dhu al-Hijjah.

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  1. Gauding, Madonna (October 2009). The Signs and Symbols Bible:The Definitive Guide to Mysterious Markings. Sterling Publishing Company. p. 105. ISBN 9781402770043.
  2. Sothebys, none (January 1985). Islamic Works of Art, Carpets and Textiles. Sotheby's, London. p. 438.