efen-niht

efen-niht, f.n: ‘even-night’, equinox. (EH-ven-NI’HT / ˈɛ-vɛn-ˌnɪht)

Medieval manuscript page with a circular diagram, showing circles bearing the Latin word SOL lined up in various ways.
Diagram of the solstices & equinoxes in a cosmography manuscript. England, late 12th century. Walters Art Museum, Ms. W.73, f. 3r. [thedigitalwalters.org]

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