Elul

Elul

[el-ool; Sephardic Hebrew e-lool; Ashkenazic Hebrew e-luhl]
noun
the twelfth month of the Jewish calendar.
Compare Jewish calendar.


Origin:
< Hebrew ĕlūl

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Elul (ɛˈluːl)
 
n
(in the Jewish calendar) the sixth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the twelfth month of the civil year, usually falling within August and September
 
[from Hebrew]

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Elul definition


(Neh. 6:15), the name of the sixth month of the ecclesiastical year, and the twelfth of the civil year. It began with the new moon of our August and September, and consisted of twenty-nine days.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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