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Moon

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See also moon, and mõõn

English

The Earth's moon.

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Etymology

From Old English mōna from Proto-Germanic *mænon- from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s ((moon, month) from *mē-² (to measure)

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
Moon

Plural
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Moon

  1. The Earth's moon; the sole natural satellite of the Earth, represented in astronomy and astrology by .
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The god of the Moon in Heathenry.

Quotations

  • (pagan god) "Moon, the companion of Night, waxes and wanes, and we call this time a month." Anglo-Saxon Mythology, Migration & Magic, Tony Linsell, Anglo-Saxon Books, 1994, ISBN 1-898281 - 09 -2, page 15.
  • (pagan god) "Moon's Day." An Anglo-Saxon Almanac, Falcon Stow (privately published), page 13.
  • (pagan god) "Sun come, Moon come, Seed time, dry time, fog and rain, Sowing, growing, reaping, resting, Sun come, Moon come, etc." Taking up the Runes, Diana Paxson, Weiser Books, 2005, ISBN 1-57863-325-7, page 328.

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