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Muhammad's most mundane escape from Mecca to Medina is known as Hijra. In Hindi and Urdu, 'Hijra' means Eunuch or Transvestite. I am sure that's not what it means in the context of Muhammad and his escape from Mecca, but I wish to know what exactly it means in that context... What is the etymology of 'Hijra' in that context? I look forward to learning.

Saby Robison
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U never know it can be same he ran away from them

Amit Valencia

Metaphorically, that's what it would mean in Urdu and Hindi. But I am sure it would mean something different in the context of Muhammad's escape from Mecca in the face of opposition from the Quraish tribe...

Saby Robison 3 years

It mean migration from one place to another and its called hijrah

Isra Edmonds

What's the etymology?

Saby Robison 3 years

Its an arabic word hijrah which mean journey and it wasn't escape

Isra Edmonds 3 years

A migration journey of prophet (S. A.W) from Makkah to Madinah

Isra Edmonds 3 years

What's the etymology? If I emigrate from India to the United States, can my emigration be called Hijra?

Saby Robison 3 years

hijra etymology From Hindi हीजड़ा, perhaps from Kannada . Noun hijra (plural hijras) - A eunuch in South Asia, especially one who dresses as a woman. [from 19th c.] - 1993, William Dalrymple, City of Djinns, Penguin 2004, page 172: When the Mughal court was disbanded, Muslim hijras were exposed for the first time to the other, Hindu, tradition of eunuchry. - A (typically biologically male or intersex, but sometimes biologically female) member of a somewhat feminine third gender found in India and Pakistan. - 1995, Gayatri Reddy, With Respect to Sex: Negotiating Hijra Identity in South India (Worlds of Desire: The Chicago Series on Sexuality, Gender, & Culture), ISBN: 0226707563 : The subjects of this study are hijras or the "third sex" of India, individuals who occupy a unique, liminal space between male and female, sacred and profane. - 2011, AIDS Sutra: Untold Stories from India (ISBN 030745472X), page 111: Even more surprisingly, there are female hijras, women who were born women, who are drawn into the gharanas by the attraction and apparent safety of the hierarchies' substitute for family life. - 2013, RaymondA. Smith, Global HIV/AIDS Politics, Policy, and Activism (ISBN 0313399468), page 208: While videographers were shooting him as he sat on the floor among a group of male and female sex workers, two transgender (male-to-female) hijras came to sit next to him, one on either side. - 2013, Reader's Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies (ISBN 1135942412), page 280: Nanda profiles ... An uncastrated hijra who is married to a man and has an adopted son; and a hermaphrodite hijra ... translations (third gender) - German: Hijra - Russian: хи́джра Noun hijra (plural hijras) - alternative case form of Hijra - Any similar flight or emigration to a better place. translations (any flight to a better place) - Portuguese: Hégira Hijra etymology From Arabic هِجْرَة, used in reference to Muhammad’s flight from Mecca to Medina in 622 smallcaps ce, from the verb هَجَرَ. Noun - The flight of Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Yathrib (later Medina) in 622 smallcaps ce, which forms the first year of the Islamic era (smallcaps ah 1) - AH: The Islamic era, dated from the Hijra. Since the Muslim lunar year contains only 354 days, the year 2005 is approximately equivalent to Hijra 1426. - The Islamic calendar, dated from the Hijra translations (Muhammad's departure from Mecca) - French: Hégire - German: Hedschra, Hidschra, Hegira - Italian: Egira - Portuguese: Hégira - Russian: хи́джра - Spanish: Hégira, héjira translations (alternate term for the Islamic era) - Portuguese: Hégira - Russian: хи́джра translations (alternate term for the Islamic calendar) - Portuguese: Hégira - Russian: хи́джра translations - German: Hedschra, Hidschra, Hegira This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license ========

Bablu Means 3 years
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i am sure u know the rest

Bablu Means

The whole thing is a mess or what?

Saby Robison 3 years


Saby Robison

Hey ignorant gay, go and read read read. Don't ask us bcs u don't want logic answers; rather, u try to malign Muslim and to make us angry. Cow worshipers, Buddha worshipers. You worship everything hhhh and u pretend to be intellectual ya jahil you burn your dead people ya jahil. Ana m3a tassiltk li3ya

Frikha Mejia

What is Hijra? Give the etymology. If you can't, please shut up.

Saby Robison 3 years

cobra... Your name suggest hw venomous you guys actually are:-... İsn't worshipping even a shit... Better than praying fr d ultimate killing machine u call him prophet SAW & his blood sucking self created allah??... Just asking

Bablu Means 3 years

I'm not your teacher, clever gay. Go and do small research if you are REALLY interested; otherwise, go find some work for you to feed your family ( if u have one ). Listen illiterate, stubborn man. Take your keyboard, go to Google, type the following: What is Hijrat Rassoul? What is its etymology ?

Frikha Mejia 3 years

hey im into my business.. Dude(a retired commando)... Keep barking u beggers aaja tereko dikhata hoon

Bablu Means 3 years

Badlu Das # sorry to say this but you are altogether blind. America has been killing people for years. israel has been killing Palestineans for years, Serbians are killing Burmans, France has killed millions of Algerians, Spain has killed thousands of Moroccans. Please open your EYES and your MIND I'm sure you have a mind and a couple of eyes. Which killing machine are you talking about? Our prophets were merciful; they didn't kill anyone just like that. But if the enemy comes to kill you, will you keep mum without talking without defending urself? Come on .

Frikha Mejia 3 years
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Hijrat means immigration.

Otaku Ransom

Saby Robison The Hegira or Hijrah (Arabic: هِجْرَة‎‎) is the migration or journey of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Yathrib, later renamed by him to Medina, in the year 622.[1] In June 622, after being warned of a plot to assassinate him, Muhammad secretly left his home in Mecca to emigrate to Yathrib, 320 km (200 mi) north of Mecca, along with his companion Abu Bakr.[6] Yathrib was soon renamed Madīnat an-Nabī (Arabic: مَـديـنـة الـنّـبي‎‎, literally "City of the Prophet"), but an-Nabī was soon dropped, so its name is "Medina", meaning "the city".[7]

The Hijrah is also often identified erroneously with the start of the Islamic calendar, which was set to Julian 16 July 622.

Mohaiminul Nix

Fool, we know all that. I want the ETYMOLOGY. If you know the etymology, please answer, or just shut up.

Saby Robison 3 years

You're then more than a fool for asking to know what you already knew. Tell us what's ETYMOLOGY as you know it.

Idris Temple 3 years

My OP says what it means in Urdu. Shall we take the Urdu meaning for Hijra?

Saby Robison 3 years