anno hegirae

adverb, often capitalized A&H
an·​no he·​gi·​rae | \ -hi-ˈjī-(ˌ)rē, -ˈhe-jə-ˌrē \

Definition of anno hegirae

used to indicate that a time division falls within the Islamic era

First Known Use of anno hegirae

1613, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anno hegirae

New Latin, in the year of the Hegira

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