Eid-al-adha meaning

əl-ädə, -ädhä
The 10th day of Dhu'l-Hijjah in the Islamic calendar, celebrated as a holiday commemorating Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son.
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An Islamic festival commemorating the prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail to Allah.
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Origin of eid-al-adha

  • Arabic ‘Īd al-’Aḍḥā Feast of the Sacrifice ‘īd feast Eid al- the ’aḍḥā sacrifice (from ’aḍḥā to become visible, since the sacrifice is performed soon after the sun rises ṣ́ḥw in Semitic roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Arabic عيد الأضحى (Ê¿Ä«d al-ʾaḍḥā).

    From Wiktionary