Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The tenth month of the year in the Islamic calendar.

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  • proper noun The tenth month of the Islamic calendar.

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  • noun the tenth month of the Islamic calendar

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Arabic šawwāl, from šāla, to rise; see śwl in Semitic roots.]

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From Arabic شال (shála, "to be raised").

Examples

  • Muslims will be celebrating Eid ul-Fitr, a holiday that takes place on the first day of Shawwal, the month after Ramadan, either today or tomorrow.

    Imam Khalid Latif: Reflecting On A Month Of Reflection

  • Muslims will be celebrating Eid ul-Fitr, a holiday that takes place on the first day of Shawwal, the month after Ramadan, either today or tomorrow.

    Imam Khalid Latif: Reflecting On A Month Of Reflection

  • The Takbir is recited after having confirmation that the moon of Shawwal is sighted on the eve of the last day of Ramadan.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • It is celebrated after the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, on the first day of Shawwal.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • It is celebrated after the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, on the first day of Shawwal.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Different methods for determining the end of Ramadan and the beginning of Shawwal are used in each particular community.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • The Takbir is recited after having confirmation that the moon of Shawwal is sighted on the eve of the last day of Ramadan.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Different methods for determining the end of Ramadan and the beginning of Shawwal are used in each particular community.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Now is the best time to purchase one of the beautiful Sparkly tudungs, before you begin visiting family during the month of Shawwal.

    Firaushah.com: Pre-Ramadhan Sale and August Wallpaper

  • Now is the best time to purchase one of the beautiful Sparkly tudungs, before you begin visiting family during the month of Shawwal.

    Archive 2006-08-01

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