January Senshi Picture

January (in Latin, Ianuarius) is named after Janus, the God of beginnings and transitions; the name has its beginnings in Roman mythology, coming from the Latin word for door (ianua) since January is the door to the year.

  • January's birthstone is the garnet which represents constancy. As well as Emerald & Rose Quartz
  • Its birth flower is the cottage pink Carnation or Snowdrop.
  • The Chinese floral emblem of January is the Prunus mume.
  • The Japanese floral emblem of January is the camellia (Camellia sinensis).[citation needed]
  • In Finnish, the month of tammikuu means the heart of the winter and because the name literally means Oak moon, it can be inferred that the oak tree is the heart of grand forest with many valuable trees as opposed to the typical Arctic forests which are typically pine and spruce. The photograph of a large tree covered with ice against a blue sky is a familiar scene during Finland's winter.
  • Native American Full Moon Name is the Wolf Moon. The full moon in January. Said to be called the Wolf Moon because the wolves are out in the bright light this time of year - anxious and hot on the the trail for a feast to slake their hunger in the lean winter month.
  • The zodiac signs for the month of January are Capricorn (until January 19) and Aquarius (January 20 onwards).
  • Colours are Dark Red, Dark Blue & Black
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