サターン

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Saturn.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

サターン (romaji Satān)

  1. (mythology, rare) Saturn, the Roman god
  2. (astronomy, rare) Saturn, the planet
  3. Saturn, the class of heavy-lifting rockets

Usage notes[edit]

The term サートゥルヌス(Sāturunusu) is much more commonly used for the Roman god.

The term 土星(Dosei) is much more commonly used for the planet.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0