- the ninth month of the Muslim year, a period of daily fasting from sunrise to sunset
- the fasting in this period
Origin of RamadanArabic rama??n, literally , the hot month from rama?, state of being parched
- The ninth month of the year in the Islamic calendar. calendar
- A fast, held from sunrise to sunset, that is carried out during this period.
Origin of RamadanArabic rama&dlowdot;ān from rama&dlowdot; dryness from rami&dlowdot;a to be scorched rm&saclod;
From Arabic Ø±Ù…Ø¶Ø§Ù† (ramaá¸Än), from Ø§Ø±ØªÙ…Ø¶ (irtÃ¡maá¸a, “to be consumed by grief and sorrow").