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Gnomon - time to move on

"Lammas, or 'loaf mass' in Celtic was traditionally the time" -- this suggests that Lammas is a Celtic word. It isn't. Lammas is Old English. The Celtic name for this festival was Lughnasa.


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Thanks smiley - smiley


Post 3

Apollyon - Grammar Fascist

Interestingly, August is still called Lughnasa (or, more properly, LĂșnasa) in modern Irish.

May, meanwhile, is called Bealtaine, from which Beltine is derived.

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