冥王星

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 冥王星.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

冥王星

  1. Pluto

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
めい
Grade: S
おう
Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(mei, gloom, Hades) + (ō, king) + (sei, star), coined by Hōei Nojiri in 1930 as a translation of Pluto.

Proper noun[edit]

冥王星 (hiragana めいおうせい, romaji Meiōsei)

  1. (astronomy) Pluto

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 冥王星.

Proper noun[edit]

冥王星 (Myeongwangseong) (hangeul 명왕성)

  1. Hanja form? of 명왕성, “Pluto”.