رمضان

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The month was a summer month in pre-Islamic times before the Quranic prohibition against leap months (Quran 9:37). Hence without doubt related to رَمَض(ramaḍ, parchedness, scorchedness) and رَمْضَاء(ramḍāʾ, sun-baked ground). Compare also اِرْتَمَضَ(irtamaḍa, to be consumed by grief and sorrow).

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Proper noun[edit]

رَمَضَان (ramaḍānm

  1. Ramadan
  2. A male given name

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Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: ramadà
  • English: Ramadan
  • French: ramadan
  • Maltese: Randan (Lent)

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رَمَضَان(ramaḍān)

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Proper noun[edit]

رمضان (Rumi spelling Ramadan‎)

  1. The ninth month in the Hijri calendar; fasting month.

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رَمَضَان(ramaḍān)

Noun[edit]

رمضان (ramazan)

  1. (Islam) Ramadan

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Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رَمَضَان(ramaḍān)

Noun[edit]

رمضان (ramazân, ramzân)

  1. (Islam) Ramadan

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Proper noun[edit]

رمضان (Ramzân)

  1. A male given name, Ramazan

Punjabi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian رمضان(ramazân), from Arabic رَمَضَان(ramaḍān).

Noun[edit]

رمضان (rmzānm (Gurmukhi spelling ਰਮਜ਼ਾਨ)

  1. (Islam) Ramadan
    Synonym: رمدان‎(ramdān)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رَمَضَان(ramaḍān)

Noun[edit]

رمضان (ramazānm (Hindi spelling रमज़ान)

  1. (Islam) Ramadan

Proper noun[edit]

رمضان (Ramazān)

  1. A male given name, Ramazan