Re: CHAT: day before yesterday
|From:||Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>|
|Date:||Friday, September 24, 2004, 5:29|
On Thu, 23 Sep 2004 19:41:41 -0400, J. 'Mach' Wust
> On Thu, 23 Sep 2004 18:02:05 +0200, Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
> >German doesn't even have single words for "last/next week/month/year"
> >(and only a dialectal/regional word "heuer" for "this year").
> Additionally, there are dialects that have a word for 'last year': _färn_
> [f&:rn] (though this is already kind of old-fashioned). There are also words
> for 'tonight': _hinech_ ['hen@X] and 'yesterevening': _nächti_ ['n&Xti].
Never heard any of these! But then, I'm pretty far north.
Interestingly, Greek also has words for those last two concepts: απόψε
= "tonight", (ε)ψές = "yesterevening".
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
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