Sun

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The Sun (1)
The Sun's astronomical symbol

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sunne, from Old English sunne (sun; the Sun), from Proto-Germanic *sunnǭ, from the heteroclitic inanimate Proto-Indo-European *sh̥₂uén (sun; the Sun), oblique form of *sóh₂wl̥. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Sunne, West Frisian sinne, Dutch zon, Low German Sünn, German Sonne, Faroese sunna, Icelandic sunna, Gothic 𐍃𐌿𐌽𐌽𐍉 (sunnō). More at sun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /sʌn/
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Proper noun[edit]

the Sun

  1. The star at the center of the Solar System, represented in astronomy and astrology by .
  2. The 91st sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.
  3. (newspapers) An English tabloid newspaper.

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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

Noun[edit]

Sun

  1. Abbreviation of Sunday.

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Proper noun[edit]

Sun

  1. A male given name
  2. A female given name