Our Geez Lunar Calendar

Our calendar is a lunar calendar of 12 moons each is of 29 or 30 day length. Every four years there is a leap year. We do not follow the solar calendar. We base our counting on moon phases and cycle.

Book of the Qeddase{ liturgy} Lemba Beta Ezirael

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our Week days

  1. እሑድ Ehud is the first day
  2. ሰኞ (Segno) second day).
  3. ማክሰኞ (Maksegno) third day)
  4. እሮብ/ረቡዕ (rob/Rebu/Rabu/Rabue) fourth day).
  5. ሐሙስ (Hamus) fifth day).
  6. አርብ (Arb), sixth day).
  7. ቅዳሜ (Kidamé). እሑድ Sanbat).

.Our moons

1. መጋቢት megabit/Megebe {March – April

2. ሚያዚያ Miyaziya/Ahaze {April – May}

3. ግንቦት Genbot/Genbat {May -June}

4. ሰኔ Sene/Seneye {June – July}

5. ሐምሌ Hamle/Hamele/Hamlei {July – August
6. ነሐሴ Nahase/Nehasse{August – September}

7. መስከረም Maskaram/Kereme { September- October}

8. ጥቅምት T”qmt/Tek’eme{October – November}

9.ኅዳር Hdar/Hadere/Xedar{November – December}
10.ተኅሣሥ Tahsas/Hasese {December – January}
11. ጥር T’r/Teher {January- February}
12. ካቲት Yekatit/Ketete [February – March]
13. ጳጐሜን/ጳጉሜ Ṗagʷəmen/Pagume/Pagumein {LEAP YEAR}

Our twelve hour Clock

Our twelve hour clock

In Lemba Beta Esrael, like our Ethiopian neighbors, we  use a 12-hour clock system. The daytime cycle begins at dawn 12:00 (6:00:00 AM EAT) and ends at dusk  11:59:59 (5:59:59 PM EAT). The night time cycle begins at dusk 12:00 (6:00:00 PM EAT) and ends at dawn 11:59:59 (5:59:59 AM EAT). The day begins at 1:00 o’clock in the morning according to the 12 hour cycle (7:00 AM EAT) rather than midnight (12:00 AM EAT).
We have 12 hours of light and 12 hours of darkness with only a little seasonal drifting.

See our moon/lunar calendar below. We count one moon at a time!

WE ARE NOW ON Moon 8 Tek’me year 7094 in Warhawi Lemba Beta Ezira’El

Segment 7 seventh Moon Meskerem 7094 Page 182 Table 15 in our Book of the QEDDASE

Day 1
እሑድ Ehud
Day 2
ሰኞ Sanyo
Day 3
ማክሰኞ Maksanyo

Day 4 ረቡRabu
Day 5
ኀሙስ Hamus
Day 6
አርብ Arb/Sadus
Day 7
ቅዳሜ Senbet
1.  Senayi Eat/Senayhelal
Feast of new moon
2
.Normal working
day
3.
Normal working
day

4.
Normal working
day

5. Soma Amus/
fast of the fifth
6.
Preparation for the sanbat
7.
Sanbat ሰንበት the holy entity
8.
Normal
working
day

9.
Normal
working
day
10
Beal asart
feast of the tenth

.

11.
Normal working day


12.
Be’al asra hulat
Fast of the twelfth


13.
Preparation for Sanbat
14.
Sanbat Holy Enitity
Full moon Tek’me
15.
Beal asra ammest
Feast of the fifteenth


16
normal working day


17.
normal working day



18.
normal working day



19.
normal working day


20.
Preparation for the Sanbat
21.
Sanbat ሰንበት the Holy Entity
22.
normal
working
day

23.
Normal
working
day
24.
Normal Working Day
25. Normal Working Day26.
Normal working Day
27.
preparation for the Sanbat
28.
Sanbat ሰንበት Holy Entity
29.
Soma Maleya. Fast that prepares us to spot new moon
New moon observation/sighting evening
30.
possible evening of observation or spotting of new moon
Moon 8 Tek’me year 7094

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