海王星

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Chinese[edit]

ocean; sea king; Wang (proper name) star; satellite; small amount
simp. and trad.
(海王星)
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海王星 (Written Standard Chinese?)
海王星 (Cantonese)

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

海王星

  1. Neptune (eighth planet of the solar system)

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Japanese[edit]

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Wikipedia ja
海王星
Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 2
おう
Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Literary Chinese compound (kai, sea) +‎ (ō, king) +‎ (sei, star), named after Neptune, the Roman god of the sea.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

海王星 (hiragana かいおうせい, rōmaji Kaiōsei, historical hiragana かいわうせい)

  1. Neptune (eighth planet of the solar system)
    • 2009 March 30, Takeuchi, Naoko, “げんスリー 2人ふたり NEWニュー SOLDIERSソルジャーズ [Infinity 3: 2 NEW SOLDIERS]”, in 美少女戦士Pretty GuardianセーラームーンSAILORMOON [Pretty Guardian SAILOR MOON], volume 6 (fiction, in Japanese), 6th edition, Tokyo: Kodansha, ISBN 4-06-334835-0, page 181-182:
      —— (うみ) (ほし) (かい) (おう) (せい) (しゅ) ()にもつ (しん) (かい) (せん) ()——セーラーネプチューン
      ——Umi no hoshi Kaiōsei o shugo ni motsu shinkai no senshi ——Sērā Nepuchūn
      ——Warrior of the depths, keeper of Neptune, the planet of the sea ——Sailor Neptune

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 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 term

Proper noun[edit]

海王星 (Haewangseong, McCune-Reischauer: Haewangsŏng, Yale: Hāywangseng) (hangeul 해왕성)

  1. Hanja form? of 해왕성, “Neptune”.