Sivan

Sivan

[siv-uhn; Hebrew see-vahn]
noun
the ninth month of the Jewish calendar.
Compare Jewish calendar.


Origin:
< Hebrew sīwān

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Sivan (siːˈvɑːn)
 
n
(in the Jewish calendar) the third month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the ninth month of the civil year, usually falling within May and June
 
[from Hebrew]

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Sivan definition


a Persian word (Assyr, sivanu, "bricks"), used after the Captivity as the name of the third month of the Jewish year, extending from the new moon in June to the new moon in July (Esther 8:9).

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