What is "Altweibersommer"?
Where does this name come from?
Listen and read along with the subtitles below to find out!
Altweibersommer ist so genannt
weil die Spinnen jetzt ihre Fäden durch die Luft ziehen
und diese aussehen wie lange weiße Haare.
Also wie die Haare von alten Frauen.
Das ist zumindest eine Erklärung,
wie es zu diesem Namen gekommen sein könnte.
Altweibersommer (Indian Summer) is called so
because now spiders pull their thread through the air
and these look like long white hair.
Therefore, like the hair of old women.
That is at least one explanation,
as to how this name could have come about.
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