Mond

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Der Mond von der Erde aus — The Moon as seen from Earth (1)
Der Mond während einer totalen Mondfinsternis — The Moon during a total lunar eclipse (1)
Jupiter und vier seiner Monde. — Jupiter and four of his moons. (2)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German māno, from Proto-Germanic *mēnô (whence also Dutch maan, English moon, Swedish måne, Icelandic máni). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s. See also Monat.

Further Indo-European cognates: Latin mēnsis (month), Ancient Greek μήν (mḗn, month), Sanskrit मास (māsa, moon), Russian месяц (mésjac, moon), Lithuanian mėnulis, Persian ماه (māh, moon, month), Tocharian A mañ

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Mond m (genitive Monds)

  1. (astronomy) The Moon; Earth's only natural satellite
    Der Mond ist so massereich, dass Erde und Mond zusammen häufig als Doppelplanet bezeichnet werden. — The Moon has such an enormous mass that Earth and Moon are often considered as a binary system.

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Mond m (genitive Monds, plural Monde)

  1. (astronomy) A moon, a natural satellite that is orbiting its corresponding planet
    Ganymed ist der größte Mond des Sonnensystems. — Ganymede is the biggest moon of the Solar System.
    Merkur und Venus haben keine natürlichen Monde. — Mercury and Venus do not possess natural moons.
  2. (literary, dated) A month, especially a lunar month

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German mund, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz.

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Mond m (plural Mënner)

  1. mouth