Anno Hegirae

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From the Latin annō Hegirae (in the year of the Hijra), from annō (in the year) (the ablative of annus (year)) + Hegirae (of the Hijra) (genitive of Hegira (the Hijra)). Formed in imitation of the Christian Anno Domini.

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Anno Hegirae (not comparable)

  1. In the year of the Hijra (counted by the Islamic calendar).
    • 1859, Guillaume Libri, Catalogue of the extraordinary collection of splendid manuscripts[1], page 154:
      This valuable manuscript was copied Anno Hegirae 1100 (a.d. 1688).

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