Dey (month)

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Dey
Native nameدی  (Persian)
CalendarSolar Hijri calendar
Month number10
Number of days30
SeasonWinter
Gregorian equivalentDecember-January
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Dey (Persian: دی, Persian pronunciation: [dei̯][1]) is the tenth month of the Solar Hijri calendar, the official calendar of Iran and Afghanistan. It marks the start of winter.[1] It has thirty days,[1] beginning in December and ending in January of the Gregorian Calendar.

The associated astrological sign in the tropical zodiac is Capricorn.[1]

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For those countries that observe Epiphany on the first Sunday of January following the New Year, the Solar Hijri date falls as the third Sunday of Dey.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Months and Seasons - Persian Vocabulary". 2014. Retrieved September 8, 2014.