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Reply to "The name of our moon?"

Sol is from the Romans therefore Latin I presume.

Helios is Greek.

But since Latin and Greek existed before English and plenty of English came from Latin and Greek...

It is just a matter of how we use the words. In sci-fi stories with people traveling to different star systems it makes sense that they would use a name for our sun since every star is a sun, but as long as we are stuck on this miserable planet I guess it doesn't matter much.

We will have to catch one of those aliens and ask them what they call it. lol

umbrarchist
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