Hijra

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hijra

(ˈhɪdʒrə)
n
(in India) a person who adopts a gender role that is neither male nor female
[Urdu: eunuch]

Hij•ra

or Hij•rah

(ˈhɪdʒ rə)

also Hegira



n. (sometimes l.c.)
1. the journey of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina to escape persecution A.D. 622: regarded as the beginning of the Muslim Era.
2. the Muslim Era itself.
[1840–50; < Arabic hijrah flight, departure]
Translations
ہیجڑاहीजड़ा
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Hygiene inspectors have arrested five expatriate workers during a raid on an unlicensed sweetmeat factory in Hejra district of Madinah.
Muslims who are physically and mentally fit are required to fast from dawn to dusk in the 29 or 30 days of Ramadan, the 10th month of the Hejra Lunar Calendar.
Every Muslim physically and mentally abled is required to fast from dawn to dusk in 29 or 30 days of Ramadan, the 10th month of the Hejra Lunar Calendar.