Tish·​ri ˈtish-rē How to pronounce Tishri (audio)
: the first month of the civil year or the seventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

Examples of Tishri in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the Hebrew calendar, the 10th of Tishri marks Yom Kippur year after year, but the date differs annually for the secular (or Gregorian) calendar. Skyler Caruso, Peoplemag, 3 Oct. 2022 Those 10 days include the Fast of Gedaliah, which is on the third day of Tishri, and Shabbat Shuvah, which is the Shabbat (the Saturday) between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Corinne Sullivan, Woman's Day, 30 July 2020

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Word History


Hebrew tishrī

First Known Use

circa 1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Tishri was circa 1771

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“Tishri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tishri. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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