the name for the star Sirius, the Dog Star, given by the ancient Egyptians.
relating to the star Sirius or to the rising of this star
another name for Sirius
noun 1. (in the ancient Egyptian calendar) a period of 1460 Sothic years.
noun 1. the fixed year of the ancient Egyptians, determined by the heliacal rising of Sirius, and equivalent to 365 days. noun 1. the fixed year of the ancient Egyptians, 365 days 6 hours long, beginning with the appearance of the star Sirius on the eastern horizon at dawn, which heralded the yearly flooding of […]
noun 1. the name for the star Sirius, the Dog Star, given by the ancient Egyptians. noun 1. another name for Sirius
noun, plural Sothos (especially collectively) Sotho for 3. 1. a group of closely related Bantu languages spoken in Lesotho and South Africa. 2. any of the Sotho languages, especially Sesotho. 3. Also called Basuto. a member of any of a cluster of linguistically and culturally related Bantu-speaking peoples of southern Africa, including the Tswana. noun […]