Ramadan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Transliteration of Arabicرَمَضَان(ramaḍān); see there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹæməˈdɑːn/, /ˈɹæmədæn/, /ɹɑːməˈdɑːn/, /ˈɹɑːmədɑːn/
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Proper noun[edit]

Ramadan (plural Ramadans)

  1. (Islam) The holy ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, during which Muslims fast between the break of dawn until sunset; they also refrain from drinking liquids, smoking and having sexual relations.
  2. A male given name from Arabic, of Muslim usage.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicرَمَضَان(ramaḍān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁamaˌdaːn/, (rarely) /ˌʁamaˈdaːn/
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Noun[edit]

Ramadan m (strong, genitive Ramadans, plural Ramadane or Ramadans)

  1. (Islam) Ramadan (Islamic month)
  2. (Islam) Ramadan (the fast held during this month)

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay Ramadan, from Arabicرَمَضَان(ramaḍān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [raˈmadan]
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ma‧dan

Noun[edit]

Ramadan (first-person possessive Ramadanku, second-person possessive Ramadanmu, third-person possessive Ramadannya)

  1. (Islam) Ramadan (month of fasting)

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Ramadan and French ramadan, from Arabicرَمَضَان(ramaḍān).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Ramadan m (uncountable)

  1. (Islam) Ramadan (Islamic month)
  2. (Islam) Ramadan (the fast held during this month)

Further reading[edit]

  • Ramadan in the Lëtzebuerger Online Dictionnaire

Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Arabicرَمَضَان(ramaḍān).

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Proper noun[edit]

Ramadan (Jawi spellingرمضان⁩)

  1. The ninth month in the Hijri calendar; fasting month.
    Synonyms: bulan puasa, Ramalan

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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: Ramadan

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicرَمَضَان(ramaḍān). Doublet of inherited Randan (Lent).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ramadan m

  1. Ramadan

Maranao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicرَمَضَان(ramaḍān)

Noun[edit]

Ramadan

  1. Ramadan

See also[edit]

(Islamic calendar months) bolan o takowim a Ijra; Mokaram, Sapar, Rabiyol a Awal, Rabiyol a Akir, Jamadil a Awal, Jamadil a Akir, Rajab, Saaban, Ramadan, Sawal, Dolkaida, Dolkadi (Category: mrw:Islamic months)

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ramadan m

  1. Alternative form of Ramadão

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicرَمَضَان(ramaḍān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Ra‧ma‧dan
  • IPA(key): /ɾamaˈdan/, [ɾɐ.mɐˈdan]

Proper noun[edit]

Ramadán (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜋᜇᜈ᜔)

  1. Ramadan (holy ninth month of Islamic calendar)

Further reading[edit]

  • Ramadan”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018