金星

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

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Proper noun[edit]

金星

  1. (planet) Venus

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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金星
Kanji in this term
きん
Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese 金星 (kim seng, gold star; Venus, possibly in reference to the planet's visible color).

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Proper noun[edit]

金星 (hiragana きんせい, romaji Kinsei)

  1. (astronomy) Venus
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Kanji in this term
きん
Grade: 1
ほし > ぼし
Grade: 2
jūbakoyomi

Compound of (kin, gold) +‎ (hoshi, star). The hoshi changes to boshi due to rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

金星 (hiragana きんぼし, romaji kinboshi)

  1. (sumo) a win by a rikishi of the lower maegashira rank over a yokozuna
  2. (sumo) a gold star mark displayed on the name and ranking board at a sumo competition indicating such a win
  3. (metaphor) a great deed
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 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

Proper noun[edit]

金星 (Geumseong) (hangeul 금성)

  1. Hanja form? of 금성, “Venus”.