anno hegirae


often capitalized A&H
used to indicate that a time division falls within the Islamic era

Word History


New Latin, in the year of the Hegira

First Known Use

1613, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anno hegirae was in 1613

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“Anno hegirae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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