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The autumn or hairst is the saison eftir simmer an afore winter.[1]

The hairst gits its name frae it bein a tym for hairstin maist craps[2]. Deceidus trees (trees that loss thair leafs ilka yeir) loss thair leafs, forordnar eftir turnin yellae, reid, or broun in the hairst.[3] In monie kintras, the hairst is the tym a new skuil or acadmic yeir stairts; in the Unitit Kinrick, this cam frae the 1880 Education Act, makkin skuill fir aw childer frae five tae ten yeir stairt in September, aifter the maist o the hairst wis in.[4]

Whan it is the hairst in the Northren Hemisphere, it is the ware in the Soothren Hemisphere.[5] Whan it is the hairst in the Soothren Hemisphere, it is the ware in the Northren Hemisphere.

Ware     Winter
   Simmer           Autumn   

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "First Day Of Fall 2010: Autumn Equinox Time (PHOTOS)". HuffPost UK (in Inglis). 22 September 2010. Retrieved 13 Mey 2022.
  2. "Halloween and the Autumn season - Blog Posts - News | Arlington Heights Museum". Retrieved 13 Mey 2022.
  3. "Fall in North America: autumn colour in New England and beyond". Retrieved 13 Mey 2022.
  4. Seldon, Anthony (8 Apryle 2020). "Why delaying term starts until January is a bad idea". Times Higher Education (THE) (in Inglis). Retrieved 13 Mey 2022.
  5. Deguara, Brittney (27 Mey 2019). "When does winter officially start in New Zealand?". Stuff (in Inglis). Retrieved 13 Mey 2022.