Abdul (also transliterated as Abdal, Abdel, Abdil, Abdol, Abdool, or Abdoul, عبد ال, ) is the most frequent transliteration of the combination of the Arabic word Abd (, meaning Worshiper) and the definite prefix al / el (, meaning the).It is the initial component of many compound names, names made of two words. For example, , , usually spelled Abdel Hamid, Abdelhamid, Abd El Hamid or Abdul Hamid, which means servant of The Praised (God).The most common use for Abdul by far, is as part of a male given name, written in English. When written in English, Abdul is subject to variable spacing, spelling, and hyphenation.The meaning of Abdul literally and normally means Slave of the, but English translations also often translate it to: Servant of the.

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