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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Lieutenant Colonel Shah Ali, project director of CDA TK 5,616 crore mega project, told journalists that the evection drive on the banks of 13 canals including Chaktai, Birza, Rajakhali, Mirza, Hijra, Mohesh, Mariam Bibi, Khondakia, Kalabagicha, and Baromasi cannels began in July.
In the cables, the officials said the Hijra marking the immigration of Prophet Mohammad, peace be upon him, to Medina Munawara from Mecca was the start of a new phase in the history of the Islamic civilisation, based on the noble values of determination and righteousness.
According to the calendar of the Islamic Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday, August 30, the arrival of the new, 1441st Hijra year is celebrated with the evening prayer.
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Osun State government on Thursday declared tomorrow, Friday a public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year, Hijra 1441 AH.
H E Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal bin Saud al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court and Chairman of the Civil Service Council, issued a decision on Sunday regarding a holiday on the occasion of the Holy Prophet's Hijra Anniversary and the advent of the New Hijri year 1441 AH.
The proclamation declaring the particular day a regular holiday was issued after the feast's date has been determined, in accordance with the Hijra or the Islamic calendar
Tribune News Network Doha THE Hijra month of Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH will start on Friday, August 2, as the new crescent of Dhul-Hijja will be born on Thursday, August 1, 2019 equivalent to 29 Dhul-Qa'da 1440 AH at 6:13am (Doha time), according to the Qatar Calendar House (QCH).
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Five people, including a woman, were seriously injured when three motorcycles smashed into each other on Hijra Road Cheena in Chunian.Six people were injured when an over-speeding passenger bus turned turtle in Saloni Jhal Chowk area of Faisalabad.
The name Hijri refers to the Hijra, or the migration of the Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) and his followers from Makkah to Madinah.