Jumada al-Awwal

noun

Ju·​ma·​da al-Aw·​wal ju̇-ˈmä-də-äl-ə-ˈwäl How to pronounce Jumada al-Awwal (audio)
: the fifth month of the Islamic year see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

Word History

Etymology

Arabic jumādā al-awwal, literally, first Jumada

First Known Use

1993, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Jumada al-Awwal was in 1993

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“Jumada al-Awwal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jumada%20al-Awwal. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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