The ninth month of the Moslem calendar.
In the Muslim calendar, the ninth month of the year. Throughout Ramadan a strict fast is observed during the hours of daylight; Muslims are encouraged to read the whole Koran in commemoration of the Night of Power (which falls during the month) when, it is believed, Mohammed first received his revelations from the angel Gabriel.
Deveti mesec muslimanske Mesečeve godine, tj. mesec posta i uzdržavanja od dnevnih telesnih uživanja; posle dolazi praznik Bajram. (tur.)