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Definition of the noun HIRA

What does HIRA mean as a name of something?

Hira is a genus of Arctiidae, described by Walker in 1854.

Hira is a genus of Melandryidae, described by Hayashi in 1960.

Place

Hira or the Cave of Hira is a cave about 3 kilometres from Mecca, on the mountain named Jabal al-Nour in the Hejaz region of present day Saudi Arabia.

  • also known as ע'אר חיראא', מערת חיראא
  • part of Saudi Arabia

Person

Who is Hira?

Hira a.k.a. Heera is an actress.

Characters

  1. Hira is a fictional character from the 1993 film The Piano.
  2. Hira is a fictional character from the 2012 film The Flute.
  3. Hira is a fictional character from the 1985 film Dandelion.
  4. Hira is a fictional character from the 1955 film Uran Khatola.
  5. Hira is a fictional character from the 1952 film Daag.
  6. Hira is a fictional character from the 1986 film Main Balwaan.
  7. Hira is a fictional character from the 1993 film Bhagyawan.
  8. Hira is a fictional character from the 2014 film Mr Joe B. Carvalho.
  9. Hira is a fictional character from the 1959 film Raat Ke Rahi.

Miscellanea

  1. Hira a.k.a. Hiragana is a Japanese syllabary, one basic component of the Japanese writing system, along with katakana, kanji, and in some cases rōmaji.
  2. HIRA: Protein HIRA is a protein that in humans is encoded by the HIRA gene. This gene is mapped to 22q11.21, centromeric to COMT.
  3. Hira a.k.a. HIR histone cell cycle regulation defective homolog A (S. cerevisiae) is a gene.
    • also known as HIR (histone cell cycle regulation defective, S. cerevisiae) homolog A; HIR (histone cell cycle regulation defective) homolog A; DiGeorge critical region gene 1

Phrases with Hira

  1. Auxis hira
  2. Genus Hira
  3. Cepora Hira
  4. Calydna Hira
  5. species Auxis hira

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hira

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Google previewThe Independent (1908)

by Leonard Bacon, Joseph Parrish Thompson, Henry Ward Beecher, Richard Salter Storrs, Joshua Leavitt, William Hayes Ward, Theodore Tilton, Harold de Wolf Fuller, Henry Chandler Bowen, Hamilton Holt, Fabian Franklin, Christian Archibald Herter

J* It seems to have escaped notice that the recently negotiated arbitration treaty between Secretary Root and Baron Taka- hira is the first arbitration treaty Japan has ever entered into. Thus America has the honor of leading other countries in ...

Google previewThe Self Possessed (2012)

Deity and Spirit Possession in South Asian Literature and Civilization by Frederick M. Smith

The message to Yudhiù•hira is that women are lascivious by nature, will sleep with anyone who shows them the slightest attention or respect, and are in serious need of protection by men. That introduction completed, Bhīùma proceeds to the ...

Google previewAIDS in Asia (2004)

The Challenge Continues by Jai P Narain

Hira is an infectious diseases specialist and Professor at the University of Texas, Houston, having served for a decade as Director of AIDS Research & Control Centre (ARCON) with the government of Maharashtra and Sir J. J. ...

Google previewThe Workshop for Morality (2008)

The Islamic Creativity of Pesantren Daarut Tauhid in Bandung, Java by Dindin Solahudin

Cave Hira is the cave near Mecca in which the prophet Muhammad spent much time in spiritual meditation. The prophet is said to have gone on retreat there a month each year meditating on spiritual matters, including conditions in Mecca.

Google previewIslam: A Worldwide Encyclopedia [4 volumes] (2017)

by Cenap Çakmak

Hira is a mountain in Mecca where Prophet Muhammad received the first revelation of the Quran from Gabriel, the angel appointed to deliver Allah's message. Also known as Jabal al-Noor (Light Mountain), Hira is three miles (five kilometers) ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Sikhism (2014)

by Louis E. Fenech, W. H. McLeod

HIRA SINGH DARD (1889–1965). Sikh journalist and author whose early poetic works are signed with the sobriquet dard, or “pain/grief.” Hira Singh also took part in the Gurdwara Reform Movement and was the assistant editor of the Akālī ...

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Scrabble value of H4I1R1A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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