Elul

[el-oo l; Sephardic Hebrew e-lool; Ashkenazic Hebrew e-luh l]

Origin of Elul

From the Hebrew word ĕlūl
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Contemporary Examples of elul

  • It is the culmination of a 40-day process that begins as the last month of the year, Elul, begins.

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    Celebrating An Open Jerusalem

    Gil Troy

    September 25, 2012

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British Dictionary definitions for elul

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 for Elul

from Hebrew
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