I’m a Lover of Words | May

Summer and long adventures in the mountains (Colorado) are here!  I just want to be in nature so in the spirit of the coming adventures, here are 7 words pertaining to nature.

gokotta (n.) lit. “dawn picnic to hear the first birdsong”; the act of rising in the early morning to watch the birds or to go outside to appreciate nature.

hoppipolla (phr.)(v.) jumping into puddles

sirimiri (n.) a light rain, a fine drizzle

glaucous (adj.) frosted; pale bluish-grey, like morning fog

advesperascit (v.) the approaching dark; the evening draws near

mistpouffer (n.) a mysterious sound heard over the ocean in quiet, foggy weather

offing (n.) the deep,distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future.

Past I’m a Lover of Words: redamancy.wordpress.com/category/im-a-lover-of-words/

 

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