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Origin of the name ADAR.
Etymology of the name ADAR.
Meaning of the baby name ADAR.


ADAR.  Assyrian name meaning "fire." (Encyclopedia Britannica, Chambers, v.1, 1910).  An Assyrian deity, the god of the thunderbolt and storm-cloud.  He was called "The Sun of the South," and was also the deity of physical power, the analogue of the Herakles of the Greeks.  He was frequently called also Bar and Ninip. (An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876)

ADAR (אַדָּר, אֲדָר).  Biblical.  
    (1) [Addar,
אַדָּר (2) "amplitude, largeness"] (Josh. xv. 3A.V.).
    (2) [Hebrew Adhár,
אֲדָר, from Assyrian Addaru = "dark," i.e. "the dark month"].

    The name given after the captivity to the twelfth month of the Jewish year (Ezra vi. 15; Esther iii. 7, 13; ix. 15).  It is generally believed that it extended from the new moon in February to that in March, and is called approximately February. (The Sunday School Teacher's Bible Manual, Hunter, 1894)


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