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The Moon's astronomical symbol
 
The Earth's moon.
 
The Moon (waning crescent)
 
The Moon (full)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -uːn

Proper nounEdit

Moon

  1. The Earth's moon Luna; the sole natural satellite of the Earth, represented in astronomy and astrology by .
  2. (paganism) The god of the Moon in Heathenry.
    • 1994, Tony Linsell, Anglo-Saxon Mythology, Migration & Magic, Anglo-Saxon Books, →ISBN, page 15:
      Moon, the companion of Night, waxes and wanes, and we call this time a month.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Falcon Stow, An Anglo-Saxon Almanac, privately published, page 13:
      Moon's Day.
    • 2005, Diana Paxson, Taking up the Runes, Weiser Books, →ISBN, page 328:
      Sun come, Moon come, Seed time, dry time, fog and rain, Sowing, growing, reaping, resting, Sun come, Moon come, etc.
  3. A surname​.
  4. The 54th sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.

SynonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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See alsoEdit

Solar System in in English · Solar System (layout · text)
Star Sun
Planets and dwarf planets Mercury Venus Earth Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable moons Moon Phobos
Deimos
Ganymede
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titan
Rhea
Iapetus
Dione
Tethys
Enceladus
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Triton Charon
Hydra
Nix
Kerberos
Styx
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
Dysnomia

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