Adar Rishon

noun
Adar Ri·​shon | \ ä-ˌdär-rē-ˈshōn How to pronounce Adar Rishon (audio) \

Definition of Adar Rishon

: the intercalary month of the Jewish calendar that precedes Adar Sheni in leap years — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

First Known Use of Adar Rishon

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adar Rishon

Hebrew Ădhār Ri'shon first Adar

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“Adar Rishon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adar%20Rishon. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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