the seventh month of the Jewish calendar
Origin of NisanClassical Hebrew (language) n?s?n
The first month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.
Origin of NisanHebrew nîs&amacron;n, from Akkadian nis&amacron;nu, the first month in the Babylonian calendar (corresponding to parts of March and April), from Sumerian nisag, first fruits : nig, ni, thing, nominalizing pref. + sag, head, top, first.