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[nee-sahn, nis-uh n, nee-sahn] /ˈni sɑn, ˈnɪs ən, niˈsɑn/

the seventh month of the Jewish calendar.
(in the Jewish calendar) the first month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the seventh month of the civil year, usually falling within March and April

month of flowers, (Neh. 2:1) the first month of the Jewish sacred year. (See ABIB.) Assyrian nisannu, “beginning.”


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