Abib

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew אָבִיב(avív, literally ears of barley), hence “the season of beginning barley-crop”, because the grains start ripening at that time of year. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

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Abib

  1. The first month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding nearly to the Gregorian April. After the Babylonish captivity this month was called Nisan. [Mid 6th century.][1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 “Abib” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, →ISBN, page 4.
  2. ^ Laurence Urdang (editor), The Random House College Dictionary (Random House, 1984 [1975], →ISBN), page 3

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