Adar (אֲדָר, Standard HebrewAdar, Tiberian HebrewʾĂḏār: from Akkadianadaru) is the sixth month of the ecclesiastical year and the twelfth month of the civil year on the Hebrew calendar. It is a winter month of 29 days. In leap years, it is preceded by a 30_day month named Adar Alef, Adar Rishon or Adar I and it is then itself called Adar Shenei or Adar II. Occasionally instead of Adar I and Adar II, "Adar" and "Veadar" are used.
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