Definition of Hesvan in English:


Line breaks: Hes¦van
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛsv(ə)n
(also Chesvan, Heshvan)


  • (In the Jewish calendar) the second month of the civil and eighth of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of October and November.
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    • In Ethiopia, on the 29th of the Hebrew month of Heshvan, members of the Jewish community fasted.
    • Let the rains of Heshvan bring us comfort and possibilities for endless growth, spiritually and intellectually.
    • But the pious man's grain, which had been sown in the second half of Heshvan, was saved.


from Hebrew ḥešwān.

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