Definition of Tishri in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtiSHrē/
(also Tishrei /tiSHrā/)


(In the Jewish calendar) the first month of the civil and seventh of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of September and October.
Example sentences
  • It stands for the tenth day of the Jewish month of Tisri.
  • The High Holy Days come in Autumn, at the start of the month of Tishri.
  • The rules governing the detailed construction of the calendar are very complicated but the year begins on the first day of Tishri, an autumn month.


From Hebrew tišrī.

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Syllabification: Tish·ri

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