[ shuh-wahl ]
/ ʃəˈwɑl /
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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
Words nearby Shawwal
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How to use Shawwal in a sentence
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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