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Subject: Re: Gender of "moon" and "sun" in different languages?
Author: Menke   (guest, 84.80.142.26)
Date: September 5, 2004 at 8:18:13 AM
Reply to: Gender of "moon" and "sun" in different languages? by Andy
in Dutch moon = maan is feminine and it is from the Greek woord 'mènè'

sun = zon and it is feminine as well

note: but 'sun' and 'moon' may be spoken of in a masculine way too, i.e. you may 'him' about both too

e.g.: the sun is hot, i don't like her/him

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