Adar Sheni

Adar She·​ni | \ ä-ˌdär-shā-ˈnē How to pronounce Adar Sheni (audio) \

Definition of Adar Sheni

: the month of the Jewish calendar that takes the place of Adar in leap years — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

First Known Use of Adar Sheni

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adar Sheni

Hebrew Ădhār Shēnī second Adar

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“Adar Sheni.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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