n. The fourth month of the Jewish calendar (or tenth if counting from Nisan).
"The month of Tevet is one of the darker, lowly months of the year." (source)
"Although dark and difficult, Tevet is your opportunity to grow." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Heb. טֵבֵת > Yid. טבֿת teyves
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
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- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
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