Time<->Weather (Re: A suggestion for a possible Python module )

Dave Brueck dave at pythonapocrypha.com
Wed Mar 19 18:42:01 CET 2003


On Wed, 19 Mar 2003 sismex01 at hebmex.com wrote:

> > From: Andres Rosado [mailto:arosado at softhome.net]
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 6:43 PM
> >
> > > > Italian is even farther from English in terminology (e.g., in
> > > > common speech we do not distinguish between 'time' and 'weather',
> > > > using the same word, 'tempo', for both
> >
> > The same happens in Spanish (tiempo).
> >
>
> Not always; the most correct form is "clima".

What is most correct varies by region - in some (many?) S.A. countries
"clima" is used pretty much the same way as the American English use of
"climate". You'd get funny looks if you asked about the weather using
"clima". :)

-Dave





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