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Tebet

Syllabification: Te·bet
Pronunciation: /ˈtāvās, -vāt, teˈvet
 
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(also Tevet)

Definition of Tebet in English:

noun

(In the Jewish calendar) the fourth month of the civil and tenth of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of December and January.
Example sentences
  • The Tenth of Tevet commemorates the day when Nebuchadnezzar laid siege to Jerusalem.
  • On the Tenth of Tevet, 2,500 years ago, Nebuchadnezzar began his siege of Jerusalem.
  • The Rabbi relates the following story: On the fast day of the Tenth of Tevet during the height of World War II, Rabbi Aharon took a well-known activist on a train trip to Washington.

Origin

from Hebrew ṭēḇēṯ.

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