words for fall

7 Non-English Words for Fall

In honor of September being the official start of fall*¬†and the seventh month of the pre-Julian Roman calendar, let’s jump start this months’ Words on Wednesdays by talking about seven non-English words for “autumn.” To make this list interesting, I’ve tried to pick tongues that are easily recognized¬†but globally and linguistically distant from each other. For languages using a non-Roman alphabet, I have included both native and romanized versions. Continue reading