Etymology of April
Posted by Johannes on 9 July 2011
Origin of the word April
The word April comes from the old French Avril, from the Latin Aprilis (month of Venus, the second month of the ancient Roman calendar, dedicated to the goddess Venus) from Apru, a transliteration of the Greek Aphro from Aphrodite (Venus; Gr: Αφροδίτη).
In modern Greek (Romeika)
a) Aprilis: April [Gr: Απρίλης]