SWEDISH WORD OF THE WEEK: WORD #208
Sorry for the 2-week delay! I have been extremely busy lately, but things are easing up, so I should be back on schedule now! All previous words can be found here!
SUNNANVIND (common gender/en-word, pl: sunnanvindar)
1. southerly wind
To complete the set:
Västanvind – westerly wind.
Östanvind / Ostanvind – easterly wind.
Nordanvind – north wind.
Can someone remind me whether a southerly wind is coming from the south or from the north? I can never remember.
From the south. Winds are named after the direction they come from, probably because that's normally what decides their properties (strength, temperature, humidity etc).