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رمضان
Ramadan
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A crescent muin can be seen ower paum trees at sunset in Manama, merkin the beginnin o the Islamic month o Ramadan in Bahrain
Observed bi Muslims
Teep Releegious
Celebrations Commonty iftars an Commonty prayers
Observances
Begins 1 Ramadan
Ends 29, or 30 Ramadan
Date Variable (follaes the Islamic lunar calendar)
2017 date 27 Mey – 24 Juin (Umm al-Qura)[1][2]
2018 date 16 Mey – 14 Juin[1]
2019 date 6 Mey – 3 Juin[1]
Frequency ivery 12 muins (lunar months)
Relatit tae Eid al-Fitr, Laylat al-Qadr

Ramadan (Arabic: رمضان‎‎ Ramaḍān, IPA: [ramaˈdˤaːn];[note 1] an aa romanised as Ramazan, Ramadhan, or Ramathan) is the nint month o the Islamic calendar,[3] an is observed bi Muslims warldwide as a month o festin (Sawm) tae commemorate the first revelation o the Quran tae Muhammad accordin tae Islamic belief.[4][5]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. In Arabic phonology, it can be [rɑmɑˈdˤɑːn, ramadˤɑːn, ræmæˈdˤɑːn], dependin on the region.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "The Umm al-Qura Calendar of Saudi Arabia". Retrieved 7 Mairch 2017. 
  2. "Ramadan to start May 27 or May 28". Retrieved 27 Aprile 2017. 
  3. BBCReligions Retrieved 25 Julie 2012
  4. "Muslims worldwide start to observe Ramadan". The Global Times Online. 2012. Retrieved 28 Julie 2012. 
  5. "The Muslim World Observes Ramadan". Power Text Solutions. 2012. Retrieved 28 Julie 2012.