the twelfth month of the Jewish year
Origin of ElulClassical Hebrew (language) elul, akin to Akkadian elul, el?lu, month name and festival of that month; uncertain or unknown; perhaps also akin to Aramaic 'alal, he brought in
The sixth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.
Origin of ElulHebrew ’&ebreve;lûl, from Akkadian el&umacron;lu, a month name, probably from el&emacron;lu, to become pure, become holy; see &hlowdot;ll in Semitic roots.