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Adnan (Arabic: عدنان‎) is the tradeetional ancestor o the Adnanite Arabs o northren, central an wastren Arabie, as opposed tae the Qahtani o soothren an sooth eastren Arabie who descend frae Qahtan.

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Adnan is the faither o the Canaanite Arabs who are the northren Adahoe tribes that occupeed Hijaz, Yamama regions as well as maist pairts o northren Arabie.

Descent frae Adnan tae Muhammad[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae Islamic tradeetion, the Islamic prophet Muhammad wis descendit frae Adnan. Tradeetion records the genealogie frae Adnan tae Muhammad comprises 100 generations. "The follaein is the leet o chiefs who are said tae hae ruled the Jazeera an tae hae been the intraline ancestors o Muhammad."[1]

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  1. Hughes, Thomas Patrick (1995) [First published 1885]. A Dictionary of Islam: Being a Cyclopaedia of the Doctrines, Rites, Ceremonies, and Customs, Together With the Technical and Theological Terms, of the Muhammadan Religion. New Delhi: Asian Educational Services. p. 19. ISBN 978-81-206-0672-2. Retrieved 24 Julie 2010.