"June"

Translation:mis Mehefin

November 12, 2016

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Erated8

Might I Inquire Where The Word Mehefin Comes From? It's Not A Cognate Of The English, Perhaps It Comes From Latin? My Latin Isn't That Good, So I Don't Know.

February 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/ibisc

The me- perhaps comes from the same root as 'mid-' and the Latin 'medius', words with a common Indo-European root. The -hef- is perhaps cognate with haf (summer).

In the agricultural cycle, it was the time of year by when the animals and their spring-born young were moved up on to the higher land again, to their usual cynefin (heft), a word with similar elements.

February 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/ella388743

Why do you need the word mis in front of Mehefin?

February 17, 2019
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