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Re: morning (was: LUNATIC again)

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Thursday, November 5, 1998, 4:51
On Wed, 4 Nov 1998 17:34:01 -0800 JOEL MATTHEW PEARSON
<mpearson@...> writes:
>On Wed, 4 Nov 1998, John Fisher wrote: > >> Fair comment. Actually, it's far from clear to me what the English >word >> "morning" means. When does it start? I guess if you asked people >when >> "morning" was, they would mostly say that it ran from when you get >up >> till lunch. But we also say "two o'clock in the morning". So does >> "morning" start at midnight? And when does it end? If I have lunch >at >> 2 pm, does that mean that one o'clock is in the morning for me? > >This is one of the questions that I *did* address in Tokana: >"nalhkat" >refers to the period from sunrise until noon, while "sahunmet" refers >to the period from midnight to sunrise. End of story. :-) > >Matt.
<<"me too" alert>> I also addressed this question. Here are all the Rokbeigalmki time-spans that might be considered "morning" to an English speaker: argat = the time when the sky begins to become lighter until actual sunrise. referred to as "`alot hashahhar" in Hebrew. charzat = sunrise. the time between when the top of the sun appears and when the bottom of the sun rises above the horizon. ghalut = the time in which the sun rises to about a 45 degree angle. rouwit = the time when the sun moves from about a 45 degree angle until noon. -Stephen (Steg) ___________________________________________________________________ You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail. Get completely free e-mail from Juno at or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]