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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* widdershins

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From _wither-_ +‎ _shins_, _sins_, alteration of _withersuns_ (“contrary to the sun's course”, literally “against the sun's”), modelled after Middle Low German, _weddersins_, _weddersinnes_ (“in the opposite direction”), from Middle High German _widdersinnes_ (“in the opposite direction”, literally “contrary to reason”), from _wider_ (“opposite”) + _sinnes_ (genitive of _sin_ (“course”)). Compare also Old English _wiþersīenes_ (“backwards, withershins”), Icelandic _viðer_ (“against”), Danish and Swedish _veder_. More at wither, sense.

From wither- +‎ shins, sins, alteration of withersuns (contrary to the sun's course, literally against the sun's), modelled after Middle Low German, weddersins, weddersinnes (in the opposite direction), from Middle High German widdersinnes (in the opposite direction, literally contrary to reason), from wider (opposite) + sinnes (genitive of sin (course)). Compare also Old English wiþersīenes (backwards, withershins), Icelandic viðer (against), Danish and Swedish veder. More at wither, sense.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

WITHERSHINS (_not comparable_) * Anti-clockwise, in the contrary direction, especially to the left or opposite to the direction of the sun. ANTONYMS * deiseal

withershins (not comparable)

  1. Anti-clockwise, in the contrary direction, especially to the left or opposite to the direction of the sun.

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