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
>On Wed, 4 Nov 1998, John Fisher wrote:
>> Fair comment. Actually, it's far from clear to me what the English
>> "morning" means. When does it start? I guess if you asked people
>> "morning" was, they would mostly say that it ran from when you get
>> 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
>> 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:
>refers to the period from sunrise until noon, while "sahunmet" refers
>to the period from midnight to sunrise. End of story. :-)
<<"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
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