[ kis-luh v, kees-lev ]
/ ˈkɪs ləv, kisˈlɛv /


the third month of the Jewish calendar.

Origin of Kislev

From the Hebrew word kislēw Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for kislev


/ (kiˈslev) /


(in the Jewish calendar) the ninth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the third month of the civil year, usually falling within November and December

Word Origin for Kislev

from Hebrew
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