The Somali calendar, (Somali: Soomaali tiro ammin) which is a moon-and-sun-based system, was used by herders and farmers to determine the seasons and predict the weather. The Somali lunar calendar is known as dayax-tiriska and the sun-based calendar is called amin-tiris or shin-tiris.
- "Orthodox" Muslims in Somalia disapproved of the Dabshid feast (Barile, La colonizzazione fascista, p.128) * at Google Books
- Said M-Shidad Hussein, The Somali Calendar: An Ancient, Accurate Timekeeping System. *Somali calendar at Wardheer.startlogic.com