محرم

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Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from the passive participle of حَرَّمَ(ḥarrama, to forbid), from the root ح ر م(ḥ-r-m); compare حَرَام(ḥarām, forbidden).

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مُحَرَّم (muḥarram) (feminine مُحَرَّمَة(muḥarrama), masculine plural مُحَرَّمُون(muḥarramūn), feminine plural مُحَرَّمَات(muḥarramāt))

  1. forbidden
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  • Spanish: marrano

Etymology 2[edit]

From الْمُحَرَّم(al-muḥarram, the forbidden), from الشَّهْر الْمُحَرَّم(aš-šahr al-muḥarram), literally "the forbidden month", for being one of the four months in which Arabs forbade fighting, a tradition continued in Islam. The month is of special importance for Shia Muslims, for being the month in which the Battle of Karbala occured.

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مُحَرَّم (muḥarramm

  1. Muharram, the first of the twelve months of the Muslim lunar calendar, each beginning on a new moon.
    Synonym: اَلْمُحَرَّم(al-muḥarram)
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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مُحَرَّم(muḥarram).

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محرم (Muharam)

  1. Muharram (the first month of the Islamic calendar)

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