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Elul

[el-oo l; Sephardic Hebrew e-lool; Ashkenazic Hebrew e-luh l]
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noun
  1. the twelfth month of the Jewish calendar.

Origin of Elul

From the Hebrew word ĕlūl
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Elul

noun
  1. (in the Jewish calendar) the sixth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the twelfth month of the civil year, usually falling within August and September

Word Origin

from Hebrew
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