Adar Rishon


Adar Ri·​shon ä-ˌdär-rē-ˈshōn How to pronounce Adar Rishon (audio)
: the intercalary month of the Jewish calendar that precedes Adar Sheni in leap years see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

Word History


Hebrew Ădhār Ri'shon first Adar

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Adar Rishon was in 1834

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“Adar Rishon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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