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Shaban

[ shuh-bahn, shah-, shaw- ]
/ ʃəˈbɑn, ʃɑ-, ʃɔ- /
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noun

the eighth month of the Muslim calendar.

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Origin of Shaban

First recorded in 1760–70, Shaban is from the Arabic word shaʿbān

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Shaban

Shaaban

/ (ʃəˈbɑːn, ʃɑː-) /

noun

the eighth month of the Muslim year

Word Origin for Shaban

from Arabic sha`bān
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