Tammuz

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Hebrew תַּמּוּז, from a Sumerian god's name (see #Etymology_2).

Proper noun[edit]

Tammuz

  1. (Judaism) The tenth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Sivan and before Av.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sumerian 𒌉𒍣 (DUMU.ZID, the true son).

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Tammuz

  1. A Sumerian god of food and vegetation.