Origin of Ramadan
Examples from the Web for ramadan
When the Muslim holy month of Ramadan began, in late June, Lawand was allowed to leave the prison.Abducted, Tortured, Indoctrinated: The Tale of a Teen Who Escaped ISIS|Yusuf Sayman|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sheikh Raad al-Khafaji had invited me to break the Ramadan fast in the headquarters of his recruiting operation.
Since this hearing was taking place during Ramadan, many of the Muslims had been fasting since sunrise.
When Ramadan fasting began, the militants bombed the gas and electricity lines to keep people from cooking.Who Is Fazlullah? The Pakistani Mullah Who Targeted Malala|Michael Daly|November 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the Pakistani, the Kuwaiti, and the two Saudi fighters breaking the Ramadan fast with me seemed unperturbed.
The only excitement was the end of the Ramadan fast and the entrance on the Bairam month of feasting.
In Hums, some Moslems saw a dog eating a bone in Ramadan, and killed him because he would not keep the fast.The Women of the Arabs|Henry Harris Jessup
It is greater than the day of Ramadan and the day of el-Adha and the day of Ashura.Studies in Moro History, Law, and Religion|Najeeb M. Saleeby
In the same year he also appointed the fast of the month Ramadan.
The month of Ramadan is the holy month, corresponding in some measure to our Lent.
Rhamadhan Ramazan (ˌræməˈzɑːn)
Word Origin for Ramadan
ninth month of the Muslim year, 1590s, from Arabic Ramadan (Turkish and Persian ramazan), originally "the hot month," from ramida "be burnt, scorched" (cf. Mishnaic Hebrew remetz "hot ashes, embers"). In the Islamic lunar calendar, it passes through all seasons in a cycle of about 33 years, but evidently originally it was a summer month.