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/ əˈyɑ nə /
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a female given name: from an African word meaning “beautiful flower.”
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How to use Ayana in a sentence
Powerful is the ayana, more powerful than the sultan or the consul.The Bible in Spain|George Borrow
Radha herself does not marry Ayana the cowherd—his wedding being only with her shadow.The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry|W. G. Archer
Because Brahma came from the “waters”, and they were his first home or path (ayana), he is called Narayana.Indian Myth and Legend|Donald Alexander Mackenzie
It could not be her father, Klitonda, the brave chief of the Ayana.
"Let the chief of the Ayana put aside his axe," the Chilcat responded.