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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
<j_mach_wust@...> wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Sep 2004 18:02:05 +0200, Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> > wrote: > > >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". Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> Watch the Reply-To!