Glossary Part Z


zarūrī ~ urgent. Here javāb ţalab zarūrī ~ requiring an answer urgently; request immediate response.

khaţţ zarūrī ~ urgent letter.


Zī qa'dah ~ ذى قعده .  The eleventh month of the Arabian lunar calendar.
Also  ذى القعده ~ zī ul-qa'dah. Persian zelqa’de.

zī qa'dah.

shahr zī qa'dah ~ month of ...

6 māh zī qa'dah 1282 ~ 23 March 1866 (earliest for J&K. With thanks to A.S. Bard for the specimen).

6 shahr zī qa'dah and 8 zī qa'dah in different hands on the same cover.

7 shahr zī qa'dah.

15 māh zī qa'dah 1282 ~ 1 April 1866, with datestamp corroboration.

11 shahr zī qa'dah 1283 ~ 17 March 1867. The extravagant flourish is the sāl ~ year.

17 shahr zī qa'dah ~ 23 March 1867.

21 māh zī qa'dah 1283 ~ 27 March 1867.

14 zī qa'dah [1283] ~ 20 March 1867, written two days after the British arrival cds was struck.

28 zī qa'dah [1283] ~ 3 April 1867, together with corroborating Umritsar datestamp. Javab notation.


Zī ḥijjah ~ ذى حجّه .  The twelfth month of the Arabian lunar calendar.
Also zī ul-ijjah ~ ذى الحجّه. Persian zelhejje.

19 māh zī ul-ijjah 1296 ~ 4 December 1879. The Jammu cds is 23 maghar [1936] ~ 6 December 1879, in helpful corroboration.

26 ijjah 1282 ~ 12 May 1866, with cover corroboration.

21 māh ziijjah 1307 ~ 9 August 1890, with cover corroboration.


zili'. Also zila' and informally ‘zilla’. Administrative district, of which a pargana is a subdivision.

dar zila' Gurdarspura.

zila' Gurdarspur.

zila' Jalandhar.

zila' Jhelum.

dar zila' Karnaul.

zila' Shāhpur.

lefāfe hundā dar zila' Shāhpur Banga Miānī.

dar Lun Miani zila' Shāhpur.

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