[ suh-fahr ]
/ səˈfɑr /


the second month of the Muslim calendar.

Origin of Safar

From the Arabic word Ṣafar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for safar

  • He then took his pupil to Egypt, which country they reached in the month of Safar in the year 335 of the Hegira.

  • Scared the fear of Safar into a party of Caleras while we were working at low altitude, by the way.

    Time Crime|H. Beam Piper
  • This may have been a usual halting-place on a journey (safar) north.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • "By Safar, if you doubt your welcome at Careba, wait till you show your wares," another Calera said.

    Time Crime|H. Beam Piper

British Dictionary definitions for safar



/ (səˈfɑː) /


the second month of the Muslim year

Word Origin for Safar

from Arabic
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