brumal vs hiemal what difference

what is difference between brumal and hiemal

English

Etymology

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)).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɹuːməl/

Adjective

brumal (comparative more brumal, superlative most brumal)

  1. Belonging to winter; winterlike; wintry.
  2. Occurring in winter.

Related terms

  • brumate
  • brume
  • brumous

Translations

Anagrams

  • Labrum, labrum, lumbar, umbral

French

Adjective

brumal (feminine singular brumale, masculine plural brumaux, feminine plural brumales)

  1. brumal


English

Alternative forms

  • hyemal

Etymology

From Latin hiemālis (pertaining to winter), from hiems (winter). More at hibernate.

Adjective

hiemal (comparative more hiemal, superlative most hiemal)

  1. (rare) Of or pertaining to winter, wintry.

Synonyms

  • hibernal

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin hiemālis.

Pronunciation

Adjective

hiemal (plural hiemales)

  1. (relational) winter
    Synonym: invernal

Derived terms

  • solsticio hiemal
  • cuadrante hiemal

Noun

hiemal m (uncountable)

  1. (astronomy) the winter quadrant

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