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The Assyrian calendar is a lunar calendar which begins in the year 4750 BC, begun by the internal date of the foundation of Assur.  The year begins with the first sight of Spring.[clarification needed] The Assyrian new year is still celebrated every year with festivals and gatherings. As of April 2018 AD, it is the 6768th year of the Assyrian calendar, and this calendar is used among many Assyrian communities.
It begins 4,750 years before the Gregorian calendar. For example, it is set out like this: 2018+4750 = Assyrian year 6768.
|Season||Month||Transliteration||Info||Blessed by||Days||Gregorian calendar|
|Spring||ܢܝܣܢ||Nisan||Month of Happiness||Enlil||31||April|
|ܐܝܪ||Iyar||Month of Love||Khaya||31||May|
|ܚܙܝܪܢ||Hzirin||Month of Building||Sin||31||June|
|Summer||ܬܡܘܙ||Tammuz||Month of Harvesting||Tammuz||31||July|
|ܐܒ/ܛܒܚ||Ab / Tibbakh||Month of Ripening of Fruits||Shamash||31||August|
|ܐܝܠܘܠ||Ilool||Month of Sprinkling of Seeds||Ishtar||30||September|
|Autumn||ܬܫܪܝܢ ܐ||Tishrin I||Month of Giving||Anu||30||October|
|ܬܫܪܝܢ ܒ||Tishrin II||Month of Awakening of Buried Seeds||Marduk||30||November|
|ܟܢܘܢ ܐ||Kanoon I (Chisleu)||Month of Conceiving||Nergal||30||December|
|Winter||ܟܢܘܢ ܒ||Kanoon II (Tebet)||Month of Resting||Nasho||30||January|
|ܫܒܛ||Shebat||Month of Flooding||Raman||30||February|
|ܐܕܪ||Adaar||Month of Evil Spirits||Rokhaty||29||March|
Of note, the names of the months of the Gregorian calendar in current Arabic are all pronounced very similarly to the Assyrian original version in the above table.