American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The first month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The first month of the Hebrew civil year, and the seventh of the ecclesiastical, answering to a part of our September and a part of October.
- n. the first month of the civil year; the seventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in September and October)
- Hebrew tišrî, from Akkadian tašrītu, beginning, a month name, from šurrû, to begin; see šry in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In the Hebrew calendar, the first day of each year is called "Tishri".”
“Usually, the title “Tishri” implied that the holder conferred tantric empowerments on the emperor.”
“In Germany, women made the candles themselves on the eighth of Tishri, the day before Erev Yom Kippur and the anniversary of the dedication of the First Temple.”
“Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, is celebrated on the first and second days of the Jewish month of Tishri, which usually falls in September.”
“This took place at the beginning of the year, on the tenth day of the month Tishri.”
“You said also that the agreement between you and the G.C. regarding the -- on the 15th of Tishri regarding the constitution and the establishment of the government.”
“By coincidence the date coincided with the 10th of the Hebrew month of Tishri, the holiday of Yom Kippur.”
“And about the middle of Tishri men descend to the bed of the sea by ropes, and collect these shell-fish, then split them open and extract the pearls.”
“The waters remain upon the surface of the land during the months of Elul and Tishri, and irrigate and fertilize it.”
“The Feast of Tabernacles begins on the fifteenth day of the seventh month, _Tishri_ (October), and during its continuance, seven days, the”
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