Narated By N/A : Abu Dawud said: Abu Dawud and others have said : When a she-camel enters her fourth year, the female is called hiqqah, and the male is called hiqq, for it deserves that it should be loaded and ridden. When a camel enters its fifth year, the male is called jadha’ and the female is called jadha’ah. When it enters its sixth year, and sheds its front teeth, it is called thani (male) and thaniyyah (female). When it enters its seventh year, it is called raba’ and raba’iyyah. When it enters its eighth year and sheds its teeth, it is known as sadis and sadis. When it enters its ninth year and cuts its canine teeth, it is called bazil. When it enters its tenth year, it is called mukh-lif. Then there is no name for it, but it is called balzilam and bÃ zil ‘Ã¢main, and mukhlif and mukhlif’amain, up to any year it increases. Nad b. Shumail said: Bint makhad is a she-camel of one year, and bint labun is a she-camel of two years, hiqqah is a she-camel of three years, jadha’ah is a she-camel of four years, thani is a camel of five years, raba’ is a camel of six years, sadis is a camel of seven years, and bazil is a camel of eight years.
Abu Dawud said: Abu Hatim and al-Asma’i said: A1-Jadhu’ah is a time when no tooth is growing? Abu Hatim said: Some of them said: When it sheds its teeth between front and canine teeth, it is called rAbu’ and when it sheds its front teeth, it is called thani. Abu Ubaid said: When it becomes pregnant, it is called khaliifah, and it remains khahifah for ten months; when it reaches ten months, it is called ‘uchara. Abu Hatim said: When it shed its front teeth, it is called thani and when it sheds its teeth between front and canine teeth it is called raba’.