恒星

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Japanese[edit]

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恒星 (kōsei): a fixed star.
Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: S
せい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Middle Chinese compound 恒星 (hong seng, fixed star). Compare modern Mandarin 恒星 (héngxīng). Used as a translation for the English term fixed star.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

恒星 (hiragana こうせい, romaji kōsei)

  1. (astronomy) a fixed star: a star that does not appear to move relative to other celestial objects

Derived terms[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

恒星 (hangseong) (hangeul 항성)

  1. (astronomy) star

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 恆星

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin héngxīng
Zhuyin ㄏㄥˊ ㄒㄧㄥ
IPA (key) /xɤŋ³⁵ ɕiŋ⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

恒星 (simplified, Pinyin héngxīng, traditional 恆星)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin, astronomy) star