Why is the sun called sun?

Philippines
July 15, 2008 11:22am CST
Why is the sun called sun? is it sun or just called sun?
3 responses
@siddiqali (632)
• India
15 Jul 08
This is one of the most silliest question i have ever seen on mylot.:) So why is bux called bux or why is minute called minute.Just a thing has been asigned with a particular name and no one has an explanation for it.
• Philippines
16 Jul 08
Ahahahaha!! this is a cute response... That's why silliest questions are the most beautiful questions in the world because nobody has explanation for it. hahaha!!! cute response! I love this response!
@nupats (3564)
• India
16 Jul 08
it comes from Old Irish meaning "lighting up"..so it is called the sun..this is just what i could find on the net..have a nice day
@sconibear (8011)
• United States
15 Jul 08
the silliest part of this question is you posted it under "learned to cook" why is a duck called a duck????