Rosh Hodesh or Rosh Cho·desh [rohsh khoh-desh; Ashkenazic Hebrew rohsh khoh-desh; Sephardic Hebrew rawsh khaw-desh] Word Origin noun Judaism.
- the beginning of a new month in the Jewish calendar, celebrated in a specified manner during the morning service in the synagogue.
Origin of Rosh Hodesh From the Hebrew word rōsh ḥōdhesh literally, beginning of the new moon British Dictionary definitions for rosh chodesh Rosh Chodesh noun
- Judaism the first day of a new month, coinciding usually with the new moon, and also the preceding day if the previous month has 30 days, observed as a minor festivalSee also
Word Origin for Rosh Chodesh from Hebrew, literally: the beginning of the new moon