Definition of Sothic in English:
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.
Definition of Sothic in:
- US English dictionary