ראש השנה

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See also: ראָש־השנה

Hebrew[edit]

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From רֹאשׁ(rosh-, head of) + הַשָּׁנָה(hashaná, the year); hence literally “the head of the year”.

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רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה (rosh-hashanám

  1. Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year: a holiday beginning on the first day of the month of Tishrei and marking the beginning of the Jewish liturgical year.
  2. (more generally) Any of the four new years laid out in the Mishnah.

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רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה (rosh-hashanám

  1. Rosh Hashanah; a book of the Mishnah, and the corresponding books of the Gemarah.

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew ראש השנה‎.

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ראש השנה m (Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling Rosh Ashana)

  1. Rosh Hashanah
    • 1910, Ben Yitzhak Saserdoti, Refael i Miriam, page 3:
      אירה אונה די אקילייאס מאדֿרוגאדֿאס פֿריסקאס אי טיירנאס אין איל מיס די סיפטימברי, אינטרי ראש השנה אי יום כפור.‎‎
      Era una de akelyas maḏrugaḏas freskas i tiernas en el mes de septembre, entre Rosh Ashana i Yom Kippur.
      It was one of those fresh, tender early mornings in the month of September, between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.