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Av(äv, ôv) also Ab (äb, äv, ôv)
The fifth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.
[Mishnaic Hebrew 'āb, from Akkadian abu, a month name (July/August).]
1. or A/V ad valorem
2. or A/V audio-visual
3. Authorized Version
(Judaism) (in the Jewish calendar) the fifth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the eleventh month in the civil year, usually falling within July and August
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Alternative Vote
2. (Bible) Authorized Version (of the Bible)
the eleventh month of the Jewish calendar.
[< Hebrew ābh]
4. Authorized Version (of the Bible).
3. avoirdupois (weight).
1. Also, a.v. ad valorem.
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|Noun||1.||Av - the eleventh month of the civil year; the fifth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in July and August)|
Hebrew calendar, Jewish calendar - (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years
Jewish calendar month - a month in the Jewish calendar