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