Origin of September
OTHER WORDS FROM SeptemberSep·tem·bral [sep-tem-bruhl], /sɛpˈtɛm brəl/, adjective
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What is September?
September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. It has 30 days and is between August and October.
In the Northern Hemisphere, September is known as the first month of the autumn season, while in the Southern Hemisphere, it’s the first month of the spring season.
Much of the world celebrates International Workers Day in May, but in the United States and Canada, a similar celebration, called Labor Day, is held. It is celebrated on the first Monday of September.
The Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah, which marks the beginning of the year, is normally held in September. The holiday’s exact date changes because it is set according to the Hebrew calendar, which is based on the Moon’s cycle.
Example: For many people, September is a calm month before the holidays in October, November, and December.
Where does September come from?
The first records of the word September come from before 1050. It ultimately comes from the Latin September, meaning “seventh month.”
In the 10-month Roman calendar, which started with March, September was the seventh month. When Julius Caesar took control of Rome, he changed the length of some months and added new ones because January was falling in autumn due to the calendar’s inaccuracies. He added Quintilis, later to become July (named after Julius), and Sextilis, which would later become August (named after Augustus Caesar). This is how September went from being the seventh month to the ninth. Our Gregorian calendar is based on this Julius calendar.
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What are some other forms related to September?
- Sep. (abbreviation)
- Sept. (abbreviation)
- Septembral (adjective)
- Septembrist (noun)
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How is September used in real life?
September is known for being the beginning of the autumn and spring seasons.
The new single is called Steal My Girl! You can listen to it on 29th September
— Liam (@LiamPayne) September 14, 2014
Today is my Birthday!
I was born September 9, 1991 and I thank God that I made it another year.
— Terrence K. Williams (@w_terrence) September 9, 2018
.@BTS_twt's 'Love Yourself: Answer' re-enters this week's #Billboard200 at No. 185. It debuted at No. 1 on September 8, 2018.
— billboard charts (@billboardcharts) April 16, 2019
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September is named after the Latin word for seven.
How to use September in a sentence
That September, Hurricane Irma, a category 4 storm, hit the Lower Florida Keys.What underwater sounds can tell us about the state of coral reefs|Ellie Shechet|February 26, 2021|Popular-Science
All summer, she had been having recurring bouts of pneumonia, and in September it flared up again.A small town in denial comes face to face with the virus|Will Englund|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
For instance, a TikTok video posted in September showed a young man sitting down at his desk and opening up his laptop.Digital self-harm: What to do when kids cyberbully themselves|Juli Fraga|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
“We’re not going to allow a mayor to beat up Mexico because of his political aspirations, because he wants to be a senator,” Bonilla said during a Facebook Live broadcast in September.Mexico Says It Fixed the Tijuana River Sewage Problem. It’s Partly True.|MacKenzie Elmer and Vicente Calderón|February 26, 2021|Voice of San Diego
He asked postal board chairman Ron Bloom if board members were still “tickled pink” with DeJoy’s performance, as one GOP board member had told senators in September.At postal hearing, Rep. Connolly says he ‘will not be lectured’ by election deniers|Meagan Flynn|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
“James Woods has a reputation in the business of not mincing words,” Breitbart posted in September 2013.How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Elle magazine shot an editorial in September, one picture revealing a teacup pig sitting pretty by a mini Tyler Alexandra bag.Handbags: The More You Pay, The Smaller They Shrink|Elizabeth Landers|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I am being proven right about massive vaccinations” he tweeted in September.2014: Revenge of the Creationists|Karl W. Giberson|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last September, the "designer" duo got booed at Lanvin's Paris fashion show after they arrived late to their front row seats.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture|Amy Zimmerman|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From September through November 2005, I corresponded with him via email to find out what had happened to me that night.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
September died away in the brown arms of October, and at last a letter came from Nigel.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
On the evening of September 17th he sent away his advance guard of two thousand men in eighty small boats.
The filibustering expedition set out in three small ships on the 28th of September.
In the following September, after an absence of six years, my sister returned home.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
On the 9th and 11th of September, we encountered some short gusts of the vamperos, the most violent being the last.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer