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JDTOJEWISH

Converts a Julian day count to a Jewish calendar date

SYNTAX

jdtojewish ( int $julianday [, bool $hebrew = FALSE [, int $fl = 0 ]] ) : string

PARAMETERS

julianday

A julian day number as integer

hebrew

If the hebrew parameter is set to TRUE, the fl parameter is used for Hebrew, ISO-8859-8 encoded string based, output format.

fl

A bitmask which may consist of:

NUMBER NAME DESCRIPTION
0 CAL_JEWISH_ADD_ALAFIM_GERESH Adds a geresh symbol (which resembles a single-quote mark) as thousands separator to the year number.
1 CAL_JEWISH_ADD_ALAFIM Adds the word alafim as thousands separator to the year number.
2 CAL_JEWISH_ADD_GERESHAYIM Adds a gershayim symbol (which resembles a double-quote mark) before the final letter of the day and year numbers.

RETURN

The Jewish date as a string in the form "month/day/year", or an ISO-8859-8 encoded Hebrew date string, according to the hebrew parameter.

EXAMPLES

JULIANDAY

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HEBREW

ו חשון התשפא

FL | CAL_JEWISH_ADD_ALAFIM_GERESH

ו חשון ה'תשפא

FL | CAL_JEWISH_ADD_ALAFIM

ו חשון ה אלפים תשפא

FL | CAL_JEWISH_ADD_GERESHAYIM

ו' חשון התשפ"א

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