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    Helo

    I wanted to find out if the word pan in spanish can refers to the greek goat god. I know pan means bread in spanish, and I have found a reference to the spanish word fauno being used to refer to the goat god pan eg the title of the film 'Laberinto del Fauno', however I haven't found anything that specifically supports the use of pan in the spanish language to refer to the greek goat god?

    Also I only found Hombre as the spanish word for homo sapiens sapiens, is this correct or do the spanish also have a word(s) to represent sapiens?

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    Default Re: The spanish words for pan and homo sapiens?

    It would appear from this Spanish wiki article that Homo Sapiens is the same in Spanish.
    http://enciclopedia.us.es/index.php/...apiens_sapiens
    (I realize that wiki is not the best resource.. sorry, its the best I could do!)
    There's a Spanish wiki article about Pan, too, but I managed to find another site about Pan in Spanish as well.
    http://sobreleyendas.com/2008/09/14/...ologia-griega/

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    madimamacita

    thank you very much for proving that both homo sapiens and pan are used directly in spanish, and sure wiki is a good enough source for most cases. Have a great day.

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    Default Re: The spanish words for pan and homo sapiens?

    "Pan" in spanish can refers to the greek goat god "YES"

    "fauno" is a roman demigod of the fields and forests, some equivalent of "satyr" Greek

    homo sapiens, in spanish, is used exactly: "homo sapiens".

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    Default Re: The spanish words for pan and homo sapiens?

    That's great! That's quite a very information post about Spanish wiki article that Homo Sapiens is the same in Spanish. Thanks for madimamakita share.

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