Definition of Sothic in English:
Of or relating to Sirius (the Dog Star), especially with reference to the ancient Egyptian year fixed by its heliacal rising.
- Thus, no calculation of a New Year's Day starting point can be made, and this Sothic date is of no use.
- Of Meyer's four Sothic dates, the oldest has been abandoned and there is uncertainty about the second.
- Each ‘hundred’ years is thus one Sothic cycle, one procession of the constellations.
Words that rhyme with Sothicanacoluthic
Definition of Sothic in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan