"The moon is small today."

Translation:आज चाँद छोटा है।

December 19, 2018

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The moon LOOKS small today, not the moon IS small today


I concur. Technically, the statement in neither language is correct, since the actual size of the moon is not varying, as is its apparent size. However, because it is used so often (the moon cycle holds an important place in Hinduism), and the general population of India is not familiar with basic astrophysics, this has become a common saying.

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