Hijera \Hij"e*ra\, Hijra \Hij"ra\, n. See {Hegira}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hijra — aus dem Panscheel Park in Neu Delhi, 1994 Hijra werden in den Gesellschaften Südasiens üblicherweise als Mitglieder „des dritten Geschlechts“ erachtet, und nicht als Mann oder Frau mit eindeutiger Geschlechtsidentität. Hijra sind genetisch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hijra — en Goa. En la cultura del subcontinente indio, el término hijra (también escrito y pronunciado de distintas maneras) define a los miembros de un tercer sexo, intermedio entre los géneros masculino y femenino. La mayoría son varones o… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hijra — Hijra, as an Arabic word meaning migration (also romanised as hijrah, hejira and hegira) (cf. Hebrew הגירה hagirah for emigration ) may refer to:*The Hijra (Islam) (هجرة) is the emigration of Muhammad and his followers to the city of Medina in… …   Wikipedia

  • hijra — also hijrah, the more correct form of HEGIRA (Cf. hegira) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Hijra — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Hijra peut désigner : l Hégire (hijra en arabe), l émigration des premiers musulmans de La Mecque à Médine en 622, marquant le début du calendrier… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hijra — noun a) Hegira (the beginning of the Muslim era, equivalent to July 16, 622, by the Julian calendar of the time) Since the Muslim lunar year contains only 354 days, the year 2005 is approximately equivalent to Hijra 1426. b) The first day of the… …   Wiktionary

  • hijra — var. of HEGIRA. * * * Hijra 7 [Hijra] [ˈhɪdʒrə] [ˈhɪdʒrə] noun = ↑Hegira * * * ‖ hijra, hijrah More accurate form of hegira …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hijra — /hij reuh/, n. (sometimes l.c.) Islam. 1. the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina to escape persecution A.D. 622: regarded as the beginning of the Muslim Era. 2. the Muslim Era itself. Also, Hegira, Hijrah. [ < Ar hijrah flight, departure] *… …   Universalium

  • hijra — noun A member of a third gender found in India and Pakistan. With Respect to Sex is an intimate ethnography that offers a provocative account of sexual and social difference in India. The subjects of this study are hijras or the third sex of… …   Wiktionary

  • Hijra — n. Mohammed s flight from Mecca to Medina in 622 AD …   English contemporary dictionary

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