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Bashir or Basheer or the francicized Bachir or Bechir (Arabic: بشير‎) is a male given name. Derived from Arabic, it means "the one who brings good news". It is also a surname.

Bashir
PronunciationArabic: [baʃiːr]
Gendermale
Origin
Word/nameArabic
Meaningthe one who brings good news
Other names
Related namesBeshir, Abshir, Basheerah, Absheerah

Bashir may refer to:

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BachirEdit

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BechirEdit

BéchirEdit

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BachirEdit

  • Jamil Bachir or Bashir (1920-1977), Iraqi Assyrian musician and expert oud player
  • Oubi Buchraya Bachir (born 1970), Sahrawi ambassador
  • Salah Bachir (born 1955), Canadian patron of the arts, entrepreneur, philanthropist, magazine publisher of Lebanese descent
  • Yamina Bachir (born 1954), Algerian film director and screenwriter

BashirEdit

BasheerEdit

BechirEdit

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OthersEdit

Fictional charactersEdit

  • The title character of Bashir Lazhar, a one-character play by Évelyne de la Chenelière
  • Julian Bashir, a Star Trek: Deep Space Nine television character
  • Ali Bashir, a minor character mentioned in the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire book by J.K. Rowling

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See alsoEdit

  • Bishara, also Bechara, Béchara and Beshara