From the Latin annō Hegirae (“in the year of the Hijra”) from the word annō (“in the year”) the ablative of annus (“year”) + Hegirae (“of the Hijra”) the genitive of Hegira (“the Hijra”). Formed in imitation of the Christian Anno Domini.
- In the year of the Hijra (counted by the Islamic calendar).
1859, Guillaume Libri, Catalogue of the extraordinary collection of splendid manuscripts, page 154:
- This valuable manuscript was copied Anno Hegirae 1100 (a.d. 1688).
in the year of the Hijra