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Old February 12 2013, 01:55 PM   #33
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Re: Help name the moons of Pluto

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Interesting that in both your languages both nouns are female. In German, Earth is female but the moon is male =)
And while in Italian (and in French, too, I believe) the sun is male, our German one is female
I think there are symbolic reasons why one would associate the moon with the female gender, but maybe it's just my linguistic bias showing.
Yeah, I've thought about it as well, and I think there must be some kind of climate-related reason at work here.
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