Ras as-Sana

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Raʼs as-Sanah (Arabic: رأس السنة‎‎, /raʔs asˈsana/, colloquially: /ra(ː)s es-/; English: New Year) literally means "Head of the year" in Arabic and refers to the beginning of a new year. This may apply to any of the following:

The term has common origin with the Hebrew "Rosh Hashanah" (also meaning "Head of the year"), reflecting the common linguistic heritage of the Jews and Arabs.