[ Sephardic Hebrew te-vet; Ashkenazic Hebrew tey-veys, -vuhs; English tey-veys, -veyt, -vuhs ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew tɛˈvɛt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈteɪ veɪs, -vəs; English ˈteɪ veɪs, -veɪt, -vəs /
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the fourth month of the Jewish calendar.
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Origin of Tevet
From the Hebrew word tēbhēth
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British Dictionary definitions for Tevet
/ (teˈvet) /
(in the Jewish calendar) the tenth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the fourth month of the civil year, usually falling within December and January
Word Origin for Tevet
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