Rabi al-Awwal


Ra·​bi al-Aw·​wal ˈrə-bē-äl-ə-ˈwäl How to pronounce Rabi al-Awwal (audio)
: the third month of the Islamic year see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

Word History


Arabic rabī' al-awwal, literally, first Rabi

First Known Use

1979, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Rabi al-Awwal was in 1979

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“Rabi al-Awwal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rabi%20al-Awwal. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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