Why is “-ber” the suffix of the last four months of the year?
September October November December Presumably something Latin, but my (admittedly brief) search sees only mention of the number-based root words. More specifically, what does “-ber” mean? Answer From Etymonline: The -ber in four Latin month names is probably from -bris, an adjectival suffix. Tucker thinks that the first five months were named for their positions … Read more