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MONTH

~ MONTH  in sp     MES    = MONTH  sug> MENSES
^u          indeur ME       MOON   sug> MENSTRUATE
            gr     MENE     MOON
            ukr    MISIACZ  MOON and MONTH
  hx> HISTORICALLY A MONTH WAS A LUNAR MEASURE
      note IN SLAVIC LANGUAGES
  PAGAN NAMES PERSIST as given in ukr
  JANUARY    SICHEN       CUTTING COLD
  FEBRUARY   LUTYJ        FIERCE
  MARCH      BEREZEN      BIRCH
  APRIL      KVITEN       FLOWERING     see> APERTURE
  MAY        TRAVEN       GRASS
  JUNE       CHERVEN      WORM
  JULY       LYPEN        HONEY GATHERING
  AUGUST     SERPEN       SICKLE or HARVEST   sug> SERBIA
  SEPTEMBER  VERESEN      VEREZ = HEATH or
                          FLOWERING SHRUBS
  OCTOBER    ZHOVTEN      YELLOW MONTH
  NOVEMBER   LYSTOPAD     FALLING LEAVES
  DECEMBER   HRUDEN       FROZEN MUD
  note SOME OF THE ABOVE ALSO PERSISTS
       IN CZECH  SLOVAK etc        

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