Definition of Rosh hodesh

1. Noun. (Judaism) the beginning of each month in the Jewish calendar; marked by a special liturgy.

Exact synonyms: Rosh Chodesh
Category relationships: Judaism
Generic synonyms: Jewish Holy Day



Definition of Rosh hodesh

1. Proper noun. In the Jewish calendar, the first day of a new month. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rosh Hodesh

Rosenmuller's valve
Rosenstein
Rosenthal
Rosenthal's canal
Rosenthal's vein
Rosenthal fibre
Rosenthaler-Turk reagent
Roser-Nelaton line
Rosetta Stone
Rosetta stone
Rosh Chodesh
Rosh Hashana
Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashona
Rosh Hashonah
Rosh Hodesh
Rosicrucian
Rosicrucianism
Rosicrucianist
Rosicrucianists
Rosicrucians
Rosidae
Rosie
Rosina
Roslyn
Rosmarinus
Rosmarinus officinalis
Ross
Ross-Jones test
Ross Island

Literary usage of Rosh hodesh

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Jewish Services in Synagogue and Home by Lewis Naphtali Dembitz (1898)
"The first of every Jewish month is celebrated as a half holiday, the rosh hodesh, or New Moon, of the Bible. When the preceding month has thirty days, ..."

2. The Chronology of Ancient Nations: An English Version of the Arabic Text of by Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Bīrūnī, al-Bīrūnī, Eduard Sachau (1879)
"It has always two Rosh-Hodesh, and it has 30 days in a Perfect year and 29 days in an Intermediate year ... It has only one Rosh-Hodesh in a Perfect year. ..."

3. The Path of Kabbalah by Michael Laitman, Rav Michael Laitman Phd (2005)
"The next degree of intensity is called "rosh hodesh" (the first day of the month). Each weekday designates a different kind of Light. ..."

4. Early Prayer Books of America: Being a Descriptive Account of Prayer Books by John Wright (1896)
"M in hah of Sabbath, the Sabbath Rosh-Hodesh, and Morning Service of the Moadim, follow on 27 pages. Next we have Morning Service of Rosh-Hashanah, ..."

5. Early Prayer Books of America: Being a Descriptive Account of Prayer Books by John Wright (1896)
"... the Sabbath Rosh-Hodesh, and Morning Service of the Moadim, follow on 27 pages. Next we have Morning Service of Rosh-Hashanah, ..."

6. Ascamot: Or, Laws and Regulations of the Congregation of Spanish and (1872)
"... until Bosh Hodesh Tamuz, from that day to Rosh Ashana, from that day to Rosh Hodesh Tebet, and from that day to Shabat ..."

7. Selected Writings of Isaac M. Wise: With a Biography by Isaac Mayer Wise, Hebrew Union College Alumnal Association (1900)
"... it being nearly the center for the Jews living in North America ; and let the time of meeting be the second day of the rosh hodesh Iyar, 5609. ..."

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