n. A second month of Adar which is added into the Jewish calendar seven times every nineteen years, creating a leap year.
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
TH אדר ב 'lit. Adar two'
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- North America
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
- Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Who Uses This
Adar Sheni, Adar II, Adar 2, Adar Two
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