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Old 25 April 2018, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by mbravo View Post
Just make both U's long! Ooranoos
It should be properly rendered Ouranos

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Ancient Greek Οὐρανός, Ouranos [uranůs] meaning "sky" or "heaven") was the primal Greek god personifying the sky
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uranus_(mythology)

It's the anglification of foreign names that causes this issue. You can find a reverse of the phenomenon in Putin's name being Poutine, in French, despite his not being covered in cheese and gravy.
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