[ shuh-wahl ]
/ ʃəˈwɑl /
the tenth month of the Muslim calendar.
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Origin of Shawwal
First recorded in 1760–70, Shawwal is from the Arabic word shawwāl
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Example sentences from the Web for shawwal
Shawwal is the month that follows it, which begins with the great feast of Bairam, the festival referred to in line 4.The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam|Omar Khayyam
British Dictionary definitions for shawwal
/ (ʃəˈwɑːl) /
the tenth month of the Muslim year
Word Origin for Shawwal
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