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Jumada al-Thani

Jumada al-Thani

(Arabic: جمادى الثاني‎, also transliterated Ǧumādā aṮ-Ṯānī, IPA: ; also pronounced Ǧamādā aṮ-Ṯānī, IPA: ) is the sixth month in the Islamic Calendar.

It is also known as Jumaada al-Akhir and Jumada al-Akhira (جمادى الآخر, also transliterated Ǧumādā al-ʾĀḫir/jumādā al-āḵir, IPA: ; also pronounced Ǧamādā alʾĀḫir/jamādā al-āḵir, IPA: ).

This is the sixth month of the Islamic calendar. The origin of the word is as follows: the word Jumda, from which the name of the month is derived, is used to denote dry parched land: land devoid of rain, and hence denote the dry months

Contents

  • Timing 1
  • Islamic Events 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Timing

The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, and months begin when the first crescent of a new moon is sighted. Since the Islamic lunar calendar year is 11 to 12 days shorter than the solar year, Jumada al-Thani migrates throughout the seasons. The estimated start and end dates for Jumada al-Thani are as follows (based on the Umm al-Qura calendar of Saudi Arabia[1]):

AH First day (CE / AD) Last day (CE / AD)
1431 15 May 2010 12 June 2010
1432   4 May 2011   2 June 2011
1433 22 April 2012 21 May 2012
1434 11 April 2013 10 May 2013
1435   1 April 2014 29 April 2014
1436 21 March 2015 19 April 2015
1437 10 March 2016   7 April 2016
Jumada al-Thani dates between 2010 and 2016

Islamic Events

References

  1. ^ Umm al-Qura calendar of Saudi Arabia

External links

  • Islamic-Western Calendar Converter (Based on the Arithmetical or Tabular Calendar)
  • Islamic Calendar / Hijri Calendar for Makkah
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