jdmonthname — Returns the name of the month for the
Gregorian, Julian, Jewish, or French Republican calendar.
string jdmonthname(JD[, flag]);
int JD: Julian day count
int flag (optional): Integer
flag indicating calendar type and month name
Month name; 0 if the Julian day count is less than zero
jdmonthname() returns the month name from a Julian
day count according to the specified flag type. If the
flag argument is not set, flag is0.
Returns the first three characters of the
Gregorian calendar month name.
Returns the Gregorian month name.
Returns the first three characters of the Julian
calendar month name.
Returns the Julian month name.
Returns the Jewish calendar month name.
Returns the French Republican Calendar month
French Republican Calendar month names are
returned only for Julian day counts from
2375840 to 2380952. Also
note that the last month name of 'Extra'
should be called 'Complmentaire' and that the
month names lack the proper accents.
PHP Version: 3+, 4+
To get a Julian day count from another calendar system,
see the various *tojd() functions.
Example 74. Find the month and
day name for the first Julian day
$month_name = jdmonthname (1, 1);
$day_name = jddayofweek (1, 1);
echo "The first Julian day was a $day_name in the month of $month_name.";
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