Re: The Sun: a female word...
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Grsartor@... wrote:
> One explanation of why the sun is feminine in the Germanic tongues is
> for the north Europeans the sun is a gentle, nurturing thing.Gerry,
That is a great point. Another is that the goddess in general may have
evolved out of the Dawn Goddess like Ushas and Eostre. Of course that's
just speculation on my part.