Adar Sheni

noun

Adar She·​ni ä-ˌdär-shā-ˈnē How to pronounce Adar Sheni (audio)
: the month of the Jewish calendar that takes the place of Adar in leap years see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew Ădhār Shēnī second Adar

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Adar Sheni was in 1891

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“Adar Sheni.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adar%20Sheni. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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