Hamishah Asar Bishevat
[ Sephardic Hebrew khah-mi-shah ah-sahr bi-shuh-vaht, -shvaht; Ashkenazic Hebrew, khah-mi-shaw aw-sawr, bih-shuh-vaht, -shvaht, khah-mi-shuh aw-suh r ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew xɑ mɪˈʃɑ ɑˈsɑr bɪ ʃəˈvɑt, -ˈʃvɑt; Ashkenazic Hebrew, xɑ mɪˈʃɔ ɔˈsɔr, bɪ ʃəˈvɑt, -ˈʃvɑt, xɑˈmɪ ʃə ˈɔ sər /
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Origin of Hamishah Asar Bishevat
From the Hebrew word ḥamishshāh ʿāśār bishbhāṭ fifteenth of (the month) Shevat
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