Definition of Hesvan in English:

Hesvan

Syllabification: Hes·van
Pronunciation: /ˈKHeSHvän, ˈhesvən
 
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(also Chesvan, Heshvan)

noun

  • (In the Jewish calendar) the second month of the civil and eighth of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of October and November.
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Origin

from Hebrew ḥešwān.

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