Help make Alexa smarter on Alexa Answers. Sign in with Amazon


How did the seasons get their names?

The term “winter” comes from a Proto-Germanic word, wentruz, meaning "wet" or "white". Spring started out as “springing time” like plants springing up. Summer came from the Proto-Germanic word sumur meaning together and Autumn came from an Old French word, autompne meaning "to increase".

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1575996501142) }}

Points points 38
Rating 0

Similar Questions
Sign in to view all similar questions

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world