boreas vs northerly what difference

what is difference between boreas and northerly

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Βορέᾱς (Boréās)

Noun

boreas (plural boreases)

  1. (obsolete, poetic) The north wind.

Synonyms

  • northerly

Antonyms

  • auster
  • southerly

Translations

References

  • boreas in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • sea orb

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek Βορέᾱς (Boréās)

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈbo.re.aːs/, [ˈbɔɾeäːs̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈbo.re.as/, [ˈbɔːrɛɑs]

Noun

boreās m (genitive boreae); first declension

  1. north wind
  2. north (compass direction)

Declension

First-declension noun (masculine Greek-type with nominative singular in -ās).

Synonyms

  • (north wind): septentriō

Antonyms

  • (north wind): auster, merīdiēs

Derived terms

  • boreālis

Descendants

References

  • boreas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • boreas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • boreas in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • boreas in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper’s Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • boreas in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray


English

Etymology

northern +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈnɔɹðɚli/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈnɔːðəli/

Noun

northerly (plural northerlies)

  1. A wind blowing from the north.

Synonyms

  • boreas, northwind

Antonyms

  • auster
  • southerly

Translations

Adjective

northerly (comparative more northerly, superlative most northerly)

  1. Facing the north; directed towards the north.
  2. Located in a northern region
  3. Coming from the north.

Synonyms

  • northly

Derived terms

  • northerliness

Translations

Adverb

northerly (comparative more northerly, superlative most northerly)

  1. In an northward direction or position; (towards the) north.
  2. From the north.

Synonyms

  • northly

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