ビーナス

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Etymology[edit]

From English Venus.[1][2]

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ビーナス (rōmaji Bīnasu)

  1. (rare, astronomy) Venus, the planet
  2. (mythology) Venus, the Roman goddess

Usage notes[edit]

The term 金星 (Kinsei) is more common for the planet. The term ウェヌス (Wenusu) is more common for the goddess.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN