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Eight points of the compass (Norse)

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  • llama_nom
    Old Icelandic octant: norðr - mið nótt, 00:00 landnorðr - ótta, 03:00 (cognate with Got. uhtwo) austr - rísmál, 06:00 landsuðr - dagmál, 09:00 suðr -
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      Old Icelandic octant:

      norðr - mið nótt, 00:00
      landnorðr - ótta, 03:00 (cognate with Got. uhtwo)
      austr - rísmál, 06:00
      landsuðr - dagmál, 09:00
      suðr - hádegi, 12:00
      útsuðr - eykt, 15:00
      vestr - miðr aptann, 18:00
      útnorðr - náttmál, 21:00

      As the time was told by the sun, some of these varied a bit
      depending on the time of the year. For more on which:

      http://www.raunvis.hi.is/%7Ethv/t_t.html


      --- In gothic-l@yahoogroups.com, "Manie Lombard" <manielombard@c...>
      wrote:
      > Actually:
      >
      > North = Mitternacht, Norden
      > East = Morgen, Osten
      > South = Mittag, Süden
      > West = Abend, Westen
      >
      >
      > regards
      > Manie
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