From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hijra, as an Arabic word meaning migration (also romanised as hijrah, hejira and hegira) (cf. Hebrew הגירה hagirah for emigration) could mean:
- The Hijra (Islam) (هجرة) is the emigration of Muhammad and his followers to the city of Medina in 622, marking the first year of the Islamic calendar, 1 AH (anno higirae).
- Migration to Abyssinia, in 615 CE a number of Sahaba migrated to Ethiopia
- Meccan boycott of Hashemites and Muhammad, the second migration due to the boycott in 617–619
- Migration to Medina, the third and final emigration of Muhammad and his followers to the city of Medina in 622
- Hijri year, marks the start of the Hijri year of the Islamic calendar
Hijra may also mean:
- Hijra (South Asia), a "third gender" in Bangladesh, Republic of India and Pakistan
Hejira may mean:
Hegira may mean:
- Hegira (novel), a 1979 science fiction novel by Greg Bear
- The migration of humanity to the stars in Dan Simmons' Hyperion Cantos books
- Hegira (Battletech), a term in the BattleTech universe
Hiigara may mean:
- Hiigara, the homeworld of the Kushan, who were forced into exile after losing a war with the Taaidan. The plot of the computer game Homeworld details the return of the Kushan exiles to Hiigara. The name means "our home" in ancient Kushan language.
|This disambiguation page lists articles with similar titles.
If a link brought you here, you can go back and fix it so it goes straight to the right page.