"In Israel, crops grow through the rainy winter season. By Sivan, they’re ready for harvesting." (source)
"Sivan...evokes flowers and first fruits and short summer nights..." (Glinert)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Heb. סִיוָן > Yid. סיוון sivn
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Who Uses This
Sivvan, Siven, Sivven, Sivn
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