Hegira (noun)


Some birds have a hegira, heading to south, before winter. Some of them may never return.


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Word Origin & History

hegira
1590, the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina (July 16, 622 C.E.), from which event the Islamic calendar reckons. From Arabic hijrah "departure," from hajara "to depart."

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3 Response to "Hegira (noun)"

  1. midorima says:
    May 30, 2010 at 7:43 PM

    OMG, gw bahkan ga tahu kalo kata "hijrah" jg diadaptasi ke bahasa Inggris. ini pasti terjadi di jaman Dark Ages-nya Eropa. xD

  2. Melody Violine says:
    May 30, 2010 at 7:44 PM

    kalo sejarah asal katanya sih ada di dictionary.com
    thx for your visit :D

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    February 2, 2017 at 3:55 AM

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