衛星

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See also: 卫星

Chinese[edit]

 
to guard; to protect; to defend; (surname)
star; satellite; small amount
trad. (衛星/衞星) /
simp. (卫星)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

衛星

  1. (astronomy) satellite; moon
  2. man-made satellite
    衛星圖像 / 卫星图像  ―  wèixīng túxiàng  ―  satellite image

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
えい
Grade: 5
せい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

衛星 (hiragana えいせい, rōmaji eisei)

  1. (astronomy) satellite (an object orbiting a celestial object)
  2. artificial satellite

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

衛星 (wiseong) (hangeul 위성)

  1. Hanja form? of 위성, “satellite”.