what is difference between brumal and hiemal
From Latin brūmālis (“of or pertaining to the winter solstice; wintry”), from brūma (“the winter solstice; winter”), which is a contraction of *brevima (“the shortest (day)”).
- IPA(key): /ˈbɹuːməl/
brumal (comparative more brumal, superlative most brumal)
- Belonging to winter; winterlike; wintry.
- Occurring in winter.
- Labrum, labrum, lumbar, umbral
brumal (feminine singular brumale, masculine plural brumaux, feminine plural brumales)
From Latin hiemālis (“pertaining to winter”), from hiems (“winter”). More at hibernate.
hiemal (comparative more hiemal, superlative most hiemal)
- (rare) Of or pertaining to winter, wintry.
Borrowed from Latin hiemālis.
hiemal (plural hiemales)
- (relational) winter
- Synonym: invernal
- solsticio hiemal
- cuadrante hiemal
hiemal m (uncountable)
- (astronomy) the winter quadrant