nundinal letter


Definition of nundinal letter

: one of the first eight letters of the alphabet used by the ancient Romans in the Sabine calendar after adoption of the seven-day week, the first seven letters being repeated consecutively in one column to designate days of the week and all eight in a parallel column to mark the recurrence of market days under an older eight-day cycle

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“Nundinal letter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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