Adar

[ uh-dahr; Sephardic Hebrew ah-dahr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ah-dahr ]
/ əˈdɑr; Sephardic Hebrew ɑˈdɑr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈɑ dɑr /

noun

the sixth month of the Jewish calendar.

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Origin of Adar

From the Hebrew word ădhār
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British Dictionary definitions for Adar

Adar
/ (aˈdar) /

noun

(in the Jewish calendar) the twelfth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the sixth month of the civil year, usually falling within February and March. In a leap year, an additional month Adar Rishon (first Adar) is intercalated between Shevat and Adar, and the latter is known as Adar Sheni (second Adar)

Word Origin for Adar

from Hebrew
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