[ shuh-vaht, shvaht, shuh-vawt ]
/ ʃəˈvɑt, ʃvɑt, ʃəˈvɔt /
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the fifth month of the Jewish calendar.
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Origin of Shevat
First recorded in 1525–35, Shevat is from the Hebrew word shəbhāṭ
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British Dictionary definitions for Shevat
/ (ʃɛˈvat) /
(in the Jewish calendar) the eleventh month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the fifth month of the civil year
Word Origin for Shevat
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