Definition of Shawwal

1. Noun. The tenth month of the Islamic calendar.




Definition of Shawwal

1. Proper noun. The tenth month of the Islamic calendar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shawwal

Shavon
Shavonne
Shavous
Shavuos
Shavuot
Shavuoth
Shaw
Shawism
Shawisms
Shawn
Shawna
Shawnee
Shawnee cake
Shawnee salad
Shawnees
Shawwal (current term)
Shay
Shaye
Shaz
Shazia
Shea
Sheandra
Shearer
Sheba
Shebat
Shebrew
Shebrews
Sheehan's syndrome
Sheela
Sheena

Literary usage of Shawwal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Gift for Muslim Women by Muḥammad ʻĀshiq Ilāhī (2001)
"as saving: "He who keeps six fasts in the month of Shawwal (J1^-) will be given the reward of fasting a whole vecir, and he who does so every year, ..."

2. The Life of Mahomet and History of Islam, to the Era of the Hegira: With by William Muir (1861)
"J All authorities agree that the battle was fought upon a Saturday; and the day of the month is ordinarily given as the seventh of Shawwal; ..."

3. The History of Humāyūn (Humāyūn-nāma). by begam Gulbaden, Gulbadan, Annette S. Beveridge (1902)
"On the 27th of the same month (13th Shawwal) she passed from this transitory life to the eternal home. The stamp of orphanhood was set anew on my royal ..."

4. A Universal Calendar by Michael J. Dubbaneh (1896)
"Hence the 15th of Jamad-Akhar 1308 corresponds to the 15th of Shawwal of the ... On the same horizontal line with the 15th day of Shawwal one sees the sign ..."

5. Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary by Ibn Khallikān (1843)
"... but Ibn Shaddad says, in his history of Salah ad-din, that his death took place at Jerusalem, on Sunday, 23rd Shawwal of that year (11). ..."

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