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Marhoon

English translation: Mortgaged or pawned

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Arabic term or phrase:Marhoon
English translation:Mortgaged or pawned
Entered by: Mona Helal
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08:56 Oct 16, 2001
Arabic to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Arabic term or phrase: Marhoon
Actually this is a surname but i wanted to know if it has a meaning
zoe papadopoulos
Mortgaged or pawned
Explanation:
The meaning of "marhoon" in Arabic is something given as security for a loan: "mortgaged or pawned"
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Safaa Roumani
United States
Local time: 10:13
Grading comment
thank you for the translation of the word
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +3Mortgaged or pawned
Safaa Roumani


  

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Mortgaged or pawned


Explanation:
The meaning of "marhoon" in Arabic is something given as security for a loan: "mortgaged or pawned"

Safaa Roumani
United States
Local time: 10:13
Native speaker of: Arabic
Grading comment
thank you for the translation of the word

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fuad Yahya: Al-Marhoon is a prominent family in Qatif, Saudi Arabia. The name may point to ancestors who were slaves.
21 hrs

agree  jamali2000
1 day 5 hrs

agree  AhmedAMS
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