ヴィーナス

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Venus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vi.i.na.su/, [viːnäsɯ̥ᵝ]

Proper noun[edit]

ヴィーナス (romaji Vīnasu)

  1. (rare, astronomy) Venus, the planet
  2. (rare, mythology) Venus, the Roman goddess
     (あい) ()女神 (めがみ)ヴィーナス
    ai to bi no megami vīnasu
    Venus, the goddess of love and beauty

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Usage notes[edit]

The term 金星 (Kinsei) is more common for the planet. The term ウェヌス (Wenusu) is more common for the goddess.

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