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It is arabic and it means fur, covering, wealth. It has significance in the Shiite sect of Islam. Umme Farwah was the wife of the second Imam, Imam Hassan the grandson of the Prophet Mohamamd.
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Farwah bint al-Qasim (Arabic: فروة بنت القاسم) or Umm Farwah Fatimah was the mother of Ja'far al-Sadiq, the sixth Shi'a Imam.1 Her father was Al-Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr. Her grandfather was Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr. She also had another son called Abdullah son of Muhammad al-Baqir.
She is a notable woman for her knowledge in Islamic history. She is among the Imamiyyat (the women of the Ahl al-Bayt and the companions of the Imams) narrators of the hadith and narrated on the authority of Imam Zayn al-Abidin.1
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