Posted by: alqamardesigns | August 7, 2008

The 12 Islamic months

The Islamic months are named as follows:

  1. Muharram محرّم (or Muarram al aram)
  2. Safar صفر (or afar al Muzaffar)
  3. Rabi’ al-awwal (Rabī’ I) ربيع الأول
  4. Rabi’ al-thani (or Rabī’ al Thānī, or Rabī’ al-Akhir) (Rabī’ II) ربيع الآخر أو ربيع الثاني
  5. Jumada al-awwal (Jumādā I) جمادى الاولى
  6. Jumada al-thani (or Jumādā al-akhir) (Jumādā II) جمادى الآخر أو جمادى الثاني
  7. Rajab رجب (or Rajab al Murajab)
  8. Sha’aban شعبان (or Sha’abān al Moazam)
  9. Ramadan رمضان (or Ramzān, long form: Ramaān al Mubarak)
  10. Shawwal شوّال (or Shawwal al Mukarram)
  11. Dhu al-Qi’dah ذو القعدة
  12. Dhu al-Hijjah ذو الحجة


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