I know Duncan Idaho spent time with the Fremen but I can't find the name the Fremen called him by. I think it translated to He who fights with many blades.

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    I don't recall Idaho every having a Fremen name.
    – Paulie_D
    Dec 12, 2021 at 15:21
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    “Myown-private” Dec 12, 2021 at 16:07
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    @Paulie_D - I've had a look in the books. encyclopaedia and various wiki articles. No mention is made of a Fremen name or nickname
    – Valorum
    Dec 12, 2021 at 16:07
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    @SillybutTrue - "Donuts"
    – Valorum
    Dec 12, 2021 at 16:08

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I believe you're referring to the fanfic The Unfinished Universe by foxflowering (note, NSFW).

He's referred to in the story as;

"Keifusu al-Raimjal.” Paul glanced at Duncan, translating with a look of faint skepticism, “The man of many blades?

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