重力

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Chinese[edit]

 
heavy; serious; to double; to repeat; repetition; iteration; again; a layer
power; force; strength
simp. and trad.
(重力)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

重力

  1. earth's gravity
  2. (by extension) gravity (of other celestial bodies)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じゅう
Grade: 3
りょく
Grade: 1
on’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

(, heaviness) +‎ (ryoku, force), calque of Dutch zwaartekracht.[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

重力 (hiragana じゅうりょく, rōmaji jūryoku, historical hiragana ぢゆうりよく)

  1. (physics) gravity[5]
    • 2003 April 10, Amano, Kozue, “Navigation08 ほしうたごえ [Navigation08 Chorus of the Planet]”, in ARIAアリア [ARIA], volume 2 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Mag Garden, ISBN 4-901926-36-5:
      そう  (たしか) (つき) (じゅう) (りょく)地球 (マンホーム)の⅙だったわよね 火星 (アクア) (じゅう) (りょく) (ほん) (とう)地球 (マンホーム) (やく)⅓の
      Sō tashika Tsuki no jūryoku wa Manhōmu no roku-bun no ichi datta wa yo ne Akua no jūryoku wa hontō wa Manhōmu no yaku san-bun no ichi
      So, if my memory serves, the Moon’s gravity is about ⅙ of Manhome’s. Aqua’s gravity, on the other hand, is roughly ⅓ of Manhome’s.
    • 2003 April 10, Amano, Kozue, “Navigation08 ほしうたごえ [Navigation08 Chorus of the Planet]”, in ARIAアリア [ARIA], volume 2 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Mag Garden, ISBN 4-901926-36-5, page 80:
      火星 (アクア) () ()にはね地重管理人 (ノーム)という (ひと) (たち)がいて—— (じゅう) (りょく)を1 (ジー) ()もってくれてるのよ
      Akua no chika ni wa ne Nōmu to iu hito-tachi ga ite—— jūryoku o ichi-jī ni tamotte kureteru no yo
      The people known as Gnomes, who live under the ground of Aqua—— are responsible for maintaining gravity at 1G
  2. (physics) gravitational force[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4000801112
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 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
  4. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  5. 5.0 5.1 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

重力

  1. Hán tự form of trọng lực, “gravity, gravitational force