Periods of Time

hor* Hour.
taq* Day.
men* Month.
an* Year.

Parts of the Day

e* Dawn, sunrise, daybreak.
morqen*, ajr* Morning.
* Midday, noon.
* Afternoon.
dusk* Dusk, sunset, sundown.
nokt* Evening, night.

Days of the Week

Hilinqwo provides names of days of the week in the Roman tradition, the Germanic tradition, and other traditions. Users of the language are free to use any version.

English Name Roman Base Germanic Base Other Bases
Monday Lunodj* ("day of the moon")
Tuesday Martodj* ("day of Mars") Twodj* ("day of Tiw")
Wednesday Merkerodj* ("day of Mercury") Wodenodj*
Thursday Jovodj* ("day of Jupiter") ├×unarodj* ("day of Thor")
Friday Venusodj* ("day of Venus") Fredodj* ("day of Frigg")
Saturday Saturnodj* ("day of Saturn") Sabatodj* ("the sabbath day")
Sunday Sawelodj* ("day of the sun") Kyrodj* ("day of the lord")
Other Days
Day Name Base English Name Literal Meaning
Unemodj* New Year's Day "first day (of the year)"
Awstrodj* Easter "day of the sunrise"


The bases for month names are formed by appending -embr* to a base.


vern* Spring
aest* (semr*) Summer
awtumn* Autumn
xim* Winter

Note: The roots are action-class elements. To refer to a specific season (e.g. "summer of 2009"), use the selective-event form made by adding -e* (e.g. aeste*).