[Spellyans] hour

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Tue Oct 12 19:21:24 IST 2010


On 12 Oct 2010, at 17:21, Eddie Climo wrote:

> I note that German has 2 words for 'hour'"
> —stunde (for a period of 60 minutes)
> —ühr (for telling the time)

Uhr (not Ühr) means 'clock'. "Wieviel Uhr ist es?" "What o'clock is it?"

Stunde is also used for a lesson (because of an original hour's duration).

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/





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