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Romanian months

  1. 1. Romanian months From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  2. 2. usual traditional derivation of traditional Romanian Month Romanian Romanian name name name derived from januarius, folk etymology connects it to ger - "bitter cold"; asJanuary ianuarie gerar winter reaches its depth during this month.
  3. 3. usual traditional derivation of traditional Romanian Month Romanian Romanian name name name derived from februarius; folk etymology connects it with a făuri - "to create"; hence, făurar could alsoFebruary februarie făurar mean "ironsmith", who shapes objects to be used in spring, and "creator", referring to the cold that generates new shapes
  4. 4. usual traditional derivation of traditional RomanianMonth Romanian Romanian name name name mărţişor - derived from martius, withMarch martie mărţişor diminutive -işor, hence "little March"
  5. 5. usual traditional derivation of traditional RomanianMonth Romanian Romanian name name name derived from aprilis; folk etymology connects it with a prii - "to have a good omen", because it wasApril aprilie prier considered a good month to continue agricultural works begun in March, and for flocks of sheep to form
  6. 6. usual traditional derivation of traditional RomanianMonth Romanian Romanian name name name floare - "flower"; a month of abundant May mai florar vegetation. Compare with Floréal in the French Republican Calendar.
  7. 7. usual traditional derivation of traditional RomanianMonth Romanian Romanian name name name cireş - "cherry tree", whose fruit ripensJune iunie cireşar now
  8. 8. usual traditional derivation of traditional RomanianMonth Romanian Romanian name name name cuptor - "oven"; often the hottest July iulie cuptor month, and also when wheat is ready for harvest
  9. 9. usual traditional derivation of traditional Romanian Month Romanian Romanian name name name derived from augustus; folk etymology connects it with a gusta - "to taste", asAugust august gustar fruit now starts to become ready for picking
  10. 10. usual traditional derivation of traditional Month Romanian Romanian Romanian name name name 1weather-related, referring to the incipient cold; 2vin - "wine", as răpciune1; September is the wine-producingSeptember septembrie viniceriu2 month. Compare with Vendémiaire in the French Republican Calendar.
  11. 11. usual traditional derivation of traditional Romanian Month Romanian Romanian name name name brumă - "hoarfrost"; brumărel meansOctober octombrie brumărel "little hoarfrost", as this is just beginning to appear in October
  12. 12. usual traditional derivation of traditional Romanian Month Romanian Romanian name name name brumă - "hoarfrost", in full swing thisNovember noiembrie brumar month; cf. French Republican Calendar month Brumaire
  13. 13. usual traditional derivation of traditional Romanian Month Romanian Romanian name name name from Îndrea (< Andreas); SaintDecember decembrie undrea Andrews feast day, November 30, ushers in this month
  14. 14. 279 school, BucharestDana B., Teacher
  15. 15. file:///C:/Users/Dana/Documents/Presentations/Romanian%20months/index.html

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