How Did the Moon Get Its Name?


The Moon was first called as Menulis, Menuo, Menesis. These names stand for the measure of the calender or the month.
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The English word moon comes from the Proto-Germanic 'maenon', meaning 'moon or month'.
The words moon and month have the same root word. So the reason behind calling the our moon 'Moon' is that they used the phases of the moon to measure a month.
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