Kislev

noun
Kis·​lev | \ ˈki-sləf How to pronounce Kislev (audio) \

Definition of Kislev

: the third month of the civil year or the ninth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

First Known Use of Kislev

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Kislev

Hebrew Kislēw

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“Kislev.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kislev. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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