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Iyar

Definition:

the 8th month of the civil year; the 2nd month of the ecclesiastical year (in April and May)

Class:

time noun (time and temporal relations)

Plural:

Iyars

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

Lag b'Omer

Synonyms:

Iyyar

Etymology:

Hebrew 'iyyār, from Akkadian ayyaru, name of a month corresponding to parts of...
(Source: American Heritage Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Iyar

the eighth month of the civil year and the second month of the ecclesiastical year on the Hebrew calendar. The name is Babylonian in origin. It's a spring month of 29 days. Iyar usually falls in April-June on the Gregorian calendar. In the Hebrew... (44 of 3406 words, 1 image)

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Collins Dictionary:

Iyar [Jewish calendar] | Iyyar

the second month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the eighth month of the civil year, usually falling within April and May (24 of 200 words, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/iyar

American Heritage Dictionary:

Iyar

The eighth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. (10 of 42 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/iyar

Merriam-Webster:

Iyar

the eighth month of the civil year or the second month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (19 of 35 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/iyar

New World Dictionary:

Iyar

the eighth month of the Jewish year (7 of 20 words, pronunciation)

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Wiktionary:

Iyar [Judaism]

The eighth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Nisan and before Sivan. (16 of 19 words)

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Random House Dictionary:

Iyar | Iyyar

the eighth month of the Jewish calendar. (7 of 16 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/iyar

Oxford Dictionary:

Iyyar

(in the Jewish calendar) the eighth month of the civil and second of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of April and May (24 of 44 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Iyyar

Encarta Dictionary:

Iyar | Iyars [plural]

in the Jewish calendar, the second month of the religious year, lasting 29 days and falling about the same time as April to May (24 of 44 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861622769​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

American Heritage Dictionary:

Iyar

Origin: Hebrew 'iyyār, from Akkadian ayyaru, name of a month corresponding to parts of April and May, perhaps from ayyaru, rosette, blossom.

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Merriam-Webster:

Iyar

First use: 1737

Origin: Hebrew Iyyār

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Collins Dictionary:

Iyar [Jewish calendar] | Iyyar

Origin: from Hebrew

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New World Dictionary:

Oxford Dictionary:

Encarta Dictionary:

Iyar | Iyars [plural]

First use: Mid-18th century

Origin: Hebrew iyyār

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Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

Iyar

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Iyar"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Iyar"

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Iyyar

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "Iyyar"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "Iyyar" by speech synthesizer

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Iyar

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Iyar"

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YourDictionary Audio:

Iyar

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Iyar" by speech synthesizer

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