n. (context religion English) The daughter of Adam and Eve in the (w: Book of Jubilees).
Awan or Awans may refer to:
- Awan (tribe), a Pakistani tribe of Arab origin
- Awan dynasty, an Elamite dynasty of Iran
- Awan (surname)
- Awan (Kuwait), a newspaper
- Awan languages, spoken in South America
- Awan, an Islamic term for a captive, especially female – see Dhimmi
- Alan Wake's American Nightmare, a video game for the Xbox 360
- Awan (religious figure), the wife and sister of Cain
Awan , is a tribe living predominantly in northern, central, and western parts of Pakistani Punjab, with significant numbers also residing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Kashmir and to a lesser extent in Sindh and Balochistan.
Awan (in Arabic أوان meaning Time) was an Arabic language independent newspaper based in Kuwait. The daily was briefly published from November 2007 to May 2010.
According to the Book of Jubilees, Awan (also Avan or Aven, from Heb. אָוֶן aven - "vice", "iniquity", "potency") was the wife and sister of Cain and the daughter of Adam and Eve. Similarly, her sister Azura (עֲצֻרָה atzurah - "restraint") was the wife of Cain's two brothers - Abel and after Abel's murder, Seth.
Awan is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
- Ahmed Ali Awan (born 1980), convicted of the racially motivated murder of Ross Parker
- Ameer Muhammad Akram Awan (born 1934), Pakistani religious leader
- Imran Awan (born 1979), Pakistani born American cricketer
- Saadat Awan, musician
- Engr.Rafaqat Hussain Awan Member kashmir council
Usage examples of "awan".
When she was fourteen years old, a woman, but not old enough to be entered, the Koperasi raided Bu Awan and took her away.
Bu Awan, the sky mother, here in the north, but Bumi, the seed-swallowing earth.
The brigand in charge dropped her on the western edge of the Bu Awan wilderness, and drove north to find Singa.
That she had been quite mad for days, ever since she heard that Bu Awan was dead, and she had walked, simply and co-operatively, into a trap.
Derveet watched over the dead, Annet of Bu Awan woke from a pain-filled dream and found herself in a place with a high roof and a few squares of moonlight.
She opened them and saw the leader of Bu Awan, wearing the black and indigo robes of the garden.
Jhonni saw the silver cloud-and-mountain icon that represented Bu Awan, the great mother: in front of it a figure of Naga the Serpent, patron of Timur.
For the stretch of road where you were able to see Bu Awan, the great Mother Mountain of the south, it had been dark.
The granite peaks north of Bu Awan, far off in the west, wrote a message on the sky.
It was a level shelf, tilted slightly so that it rose inland from the shore where he had had his city of Awan built.
Surely, although the sea that beat at the walls of Awan had gone mad, the mountains would stand fast!
Why, in no time at all, we might actually have a learned, awan populace that could, among other things, question why others live so much better than them while doing so much less.