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Gender Masculine
Usage Hebrew
Scripts ניסן(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. nee-SAHN  [key]
Other Forms FormsNisan

Meaning & History

The seventh month of the Hebrew calendar and the first month of the ancient Hebrew calendar. The month of Pesach. The name was brought from the Babylonian exile and originates from the Akkadian word "Nisanu", from the Hebrew word for flower bud Nitzan, which blossoms in spring.
Added 6/1/2008 by anonymous
Edited 6/16/2017 by Sofia and