Heshvan meaning

KHĕsh'vən, -vän
The eighth month of the year in the Jewish calendar.
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The second month of the Jewish year.
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Origin of heshvan

  • Hebrew ḥešwān short for marḥešwān from Akkadian araḫsamnu, waraḫsamnu a month name arḫu, warḫu month wrḫ in Semitic roots samnu eighth (from samāne eight ṯmny in Semitic roots)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition