- the second month of the Muslim calendar.
Compare Muslim calendar.
Origin of Safar
From the Arabic word Ṣafar
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Examples from the Web for safar
This may have been a usual halting-place on a journey (safar) north.The Bbur-nma in English
Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
He then took his pupil to Egypt, which country they reached in the month of Safar in the year 335 of the Hegira.
"By Safar, if you doubt your welcome at Careba, wait till you show your wares," another Calera said.
Scared the fear of Safar into a party of Caleras while we were working at low altitude, by the way.
- the second month of the Muslim year
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