For any other date of the Mahommedan year it is only requisite to know the names of the consecutive months, and the number of days in each; these are -

Muharram

30

Saphar

29

Rabia I.

30

Rabia II.

29

Jomada I.

30

Jomada II

29

Rajab

30

Shaaban

29

Ramadān

30

Shawall (Shawwāl)

29

Dulkaada (Dhu'l Qa'da)

30

Dulheggia (Dhu'l Hijja)

29

- and in intercalary years

30

The ninth month, Ramadān, is the month of Abstinence observed by the Moslems.