Κυριακή, 3 Ιουλίου 2011

Etymology of April

Origin of the word April


The word April comes from the old French Avril, from the Latin Aprilis (month of Venus, the second month of the ancient Roman calendar, dedicated to the goddess Venus) from Apru, a transliteration of the Greek Aphro from Aphrodite (Venus; Gr: Αφροδίτη).




In modern Greek (Romeika)
a) Aprilis: April [Gr: Απρίλης]


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http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/April#Etymology

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