Uranus

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English[edit]

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Uranus astronomical symbol
Uranus astronomical symbol (alternate)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Uranus, from Ancient Greek Οὐρανός (Ouranos), from οὐρανός (ouranos, sky, heaven)

Pronunciation[edit]

The traditional pronunciation with a stress on the second syllable is often avoided today because of the homophony with your anus.

Proper noun[edit]

Uranus

  1. (Greek mythology) The god and personification of the sky and heavens. Either the brother-husband or son-&-husband of Gaia, with whom he fathered the Titans and the Cyclops. His Roman counterpart is Caelus.
  2. The seventh planet in our solar system, with twenty-seven known moons, discovered in 1781 by Sir William Herschel.

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Dutch[edit]

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Uranus m

  1. Uranus

Finnish[edit]

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Uranus

  1. Uranus (planet)

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French[edit]

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Uranus m

  1. Caelus (Roman deity) Note: The Greek deity Uranus is Ouranos.

Proper noun[edit]

Uranus m

  1. Uranus (planet)

German[edit]

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Uranus m (genitive Uranuss)

  1. Uranus (planet and god)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek Οὐρανός (Ouranos), from οὐρανός (ouranos, sky, heaven)

Proper noun[edit]

Uranus m (genitive: Urani), Second declension

  1. Uranus (Greek god of the sky).
  2. The sky (personified as a god in Greek mythology).
  3. Uranus (planet).

Norwegian[edit]

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Uranus

  1. Uranus (god, planet)

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Swedish[edit]

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Uranus

  1. Uranus, the seventh planet