The Hebrew month of אלוּל ELUL

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Isaac Fried
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The Hebrew month of אלוּל ELUL

Postby Isaac Fried » Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:52 pm

Some think it is the month of full growth, namely, על-הוּא-על, related to the Hebrew הוּא-על-על = עוֹלל OLAL. I would not discount the possibility that it is the Babylonian theophoric אל-הוּא-אל EL-HU-EL.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

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