hegira
also hejira noun Etymology: the Hegira, flight of Muhammad from Mecca in A.D. 622, from Medieval Latin, from Arabic hijra, literally, departure Date: 1753 a journey especially when undertaken to escape from a dangerous or undesirable situation ; exodus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
(September 13, 622) / (July 16, 622) / , ,


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  • hegiră — HEGÍRĂ s.f. Dată la care începe calendarul musulman (16 iulie 622, când a fost strămutat Mahomed de la Mecca la Medina), considerată ca începutul erei musulmane. – Din fr. hégire. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  hegíră s. f., g. d.… …   Dicționar Român

  • HEGIRA — Arabum computation, ut Aera Hispanorum. Signisicat fugam: nam cum omnia prospere succederent Mahumedi, post quam ex Medinath Talnabi fugam cepislet, suum Arabes ab hac fuga calculum ordiuntur. Mahumedes completo C. A. 621. dedit legem, a quo… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • hegira — 1580s, the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina (July 16, 622 C.E.), from which event the Islamic calendar reckons, from M.L. hegira, from Arabic hijrah departure, from hajara to depart …   Etymology dictionary

  • hégira — o héjira sustantivo femenino 1. Área: religión Emigración o huida de Mahoma de la Meca a Medina, ocurrida en el año 622. 2. Era de los musulmanes que se cuenta a partir del año 622: En la mayoría de los países musulmanes se utilizan… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Hegira — He*gi ra (?; 277), n. [Written also {hejira}.] [Ar. hijrah flight.] The flight of Mohammed from Mecca, September 13, a. d. 622 (subsequently established as the first year of the Moslem era); hence, any flight or exodus regarded as like that of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hegira — (Chronol.), so v.w. Hedschra …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hegira — Hegĭra, s. Hidschra …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hegira — Hegira, s. Hedschra …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • hegira — index flight Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hégira — s. f. 1. Fuga de Maomé de Meca para Medina, em 622 d. C. (Neste sentido, escreve se geralmente com inicial maiúscula.) 2. Era dos muçulmanos (iniciada em 622 d. C.). 3.  [Figurado] Êxodo, fuga.   ‣ Etimologia: árabe hijra, emigração, fuga …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • hegira — the term denoting Muhammad s departure from Mecca in ad 622 and used for dates in the Muslim era, is pronounced hej i rǝ in BrE and in AmE more commonly hǝ jiy rǝ. The spelling hejira is occasionally found …   Modern English usage

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