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7 Equally Hard to Pronounce Names for February

  1. Solmonath, meaning mud month, and Kale-monath, or cabbage month: Old English
  2. Helmikuu, meaning “month of the pearl” (for pearls of ice on tree brances): Finnish
  3. Luty, meaning the month of ice or hard frost: Polish/Ukranian.
  4. Sechko, meaning month of cutting [wood]: Macedonian
  5. Unor, meaning month of submerging [of river ice]: Czech
  6. Svečan, related to icicles or the Candlemas: Slovene
  7. Februum, based on the Latin februum meaning purification, via the purification ritual Februa held on February 15 (full moon) in the old lunar Roman calendar.

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