Shawwal
noun Etymology: Arabic shawwāl Date: circa 1771 the 10th month of the Islamic year — see month table

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  • Shawwal — ( ar. شوّال) is the tenth month of the lunar Islamic calendar. Shawwal means to ‘lift or carry’; so named because she camels normally would be carrying a fetus at this time of year.Fasting during ShawwalThe first day of Shawwal is Eid ul Fitr.… …   Wikipedia

  • Shawwal — (en árabe, شوّال Šawwāl) es el décimo mes del calendario musulmán. Tiene 29 días. Coincidencia con el calendario gregoriano El calendario islámico es lunar. Los meses comienzan cuando es visible el primer cuarto creciente después de la luna nueva …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shawwal — noun the tenth month of the Islamic calendar • Hypernyms: ↑Islamic calendar month • Part Holonyms: ↑Islamic calendar, ↑Muhammadan calendar, ↑Mohammedan calendar, ↑Moslem calendar, ↑Muslim calendar * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shawwal — /sheuh wahl /, n. the tenth month of the Muslim calendar. Cf. Muslim calendar. [1760 70; < Ar shawwal] * * * …   Universalium

  • Shawwal — Shaw•wal [[t]ʃəˈwɑl[/t]] n. ear the tenth month of the Islamic calendar • Etymology: 1760–70; < Ar shawwāl …   From formal English to slang

  • Shawwal — Chawwal Religion religions abrahamiques : judaïsme · christianisme · islam …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shawwâl — Chawwal Religion religions abrahamiques : judaïsme · christianisme · islam …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shawwal — noun the tenth month of the Islamic calendar …   Wiktionary

  • shawwal — shaw·wal …   English syllables

  • Shawwal — /ʃəˈwal/ (say shuh wahl) noun (in the Islamic calendar) the tenth month of the year. {Arabic} …   Australian English dictionary

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