Anno Hegirae

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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.

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Anno Hegirae ‎(not comparable)

  1. In the year of the Hijra (counted by the Islamic calendar).
    • 1859, Guillaume Libri, Catalogue of the extraordinary collection of splendid manuscripts[1], page 154:
      This valuable manuscript was copied Anno Hegirae 1100 (a.d. 1688).

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