variants: or less commonly Shaaban \ shəˈbän , shäˈb-​ , shȯˈb-​ \
plural -s

Definition of Shaʽban

: the 8th month of the Islamic year — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

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First Known Use of Shaʽban

circa 1771, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Shaʽban

Arabic shaʽbān

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“Shaʽban.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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