In this part of the series, we'll go over all the words that refer to a specific point in time - days, tomorrow, next week, months and so on.
gestern, heute, morgen, Jahr, Monat, letzte, nächste
This root was essentially a pointer to a presence that was not yourself.
this, that here
It could be a person or thing, but also a place or a time.
Here’s an overview over the relatives
- he, him, his
- it (used to be “hit”)
- et cetera
German and English sources “spell” the root very differently, but I think they’re talking about the same thing.