Þrimilcemōnaþ is se fifta mōnaþ þæs gēares in þǣre Gregoriscan gerīmbēc, and hæfþ 31 daga. It may have been named for the Roman goddess Maia or more likely for the Roman goddess of fertility, Bona Dea, whose festival was held in May.
In Japan, there is the so-called May sickness, sēocnescynn where nīwe leorneras oþþe weorceras onginnaþ tēorian of their new schoolwork or jobs. It is due to a Japanese custom that all schoolyears and fiscal years start on April 1st.
Belimpas in Þrimilcemōnaþ [ādihtan]
- In manigum þēodum, is 'Þrimilcemōnaþdæg' on 1 Þrimilcemōnþe. Þēs biþ gefrēolsod swā Earfoþdæg in manigum landum.
- In þǣre Īriscan gerīmbēc, is Þrimilcemōnaþ 1 Beltane (Bealtaine) -se forma dæg Sumora and folclic symbeldæg, þe is gefrēolsod on þǣm forman Mōnandæge in Þrimilcemōnþe.
- In þǣm Geānlǣhtan Cynerīce, 'Þrimilcemōnaþ Dæg' is 1 Þrimilcemōnaþ, but a public symbeldæg is held on þǣm forman Mōnandæge in Þrimilcemōnaþe.
- Eastern Crīstendōm mǣrþ Easter on a Sunnandæg between 4 Ēastermōnaþ and 8 Þrimilcemōnaþ.
- In Westernum Europan is 8 Þrimilcemōnaþ se sigedæg in Ōðru Woruldgūþ. In Eastern Europe it is celebrated in 9 Þrimilcemōnaþ.
- In Europan is 9 Þrimilcemōnaþ Europandæg.
- In þǣm Geānlǣhtan Rīcum American, Canadan and Australian, Mōdordæg is se ōðer Sunnandæg in Þrimilcemōnaþ.
- In Canadan, Victoria Dæg is observed on the Mōnandæg on or before 24 Þrimilcemōnaþ. In Quebec, it is known as Patriotes Day (Journēe nationale des patriotes).
- In þǣm Geānlǣhtan Rīcum American, Memorial Day, a public symbeldæg, is on 31 Þrimilcemōnaþ, but observed on the last Mōnandæge in Þrimilcemōnþe.
Mōnþas þæs ȝēares