Sa·​far sə-ˈfär How to pronounce Safar (audio)
: the second month of the Islamic year see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

Word History


Arabic ṣafar

First Known Use

circa 1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Safar was circa 1771

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Cite this Entry

“Safar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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