Reyhan

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For places in Iran, see Reyhan, Iran.

Reyhan (Arabic: ريحان, Hebrew: ריחן, meaning "aromatic plants", "basil" and/or "myrtle", also spelled as Rayhan, Rayhaan, Raihan, Raihaan, Rehan, or Rihan), may refer to:

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Reyhan is derived from Arabic: رائحة, rih or riha "odour, fragrance" and originally did not mean basil but myrtle. This is still so in North African Arabic (and Maltese); moreover, the word has been transferred to medieval Spanish as Arrayán. Rehan in India Tulsi Herb name (myrtle).[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Spice pages: Basil
  2. ^ http://www.mdidea.com/
  3. ^ Muhaqqaq and Rehani scrip
  1. redirect Reyhan (Bulgarian singer)