銀河系

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See also: 银河系

Chinese[edit]

Milky Way
 
be; system; to tie; department; faculty
trad. (銀河系) 銀河
simp. (银河系) 银河

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

銀河系

  1. (astronomy) the Milky Way (galaxy)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ぎん
Grade: 3

Grade: 5
けい
Grade: 6
on’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

銀河 (ginga, galaxy) +‎ (kei, system)

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Proper noun[edit]

銀河系 (hiragana ぎんがけい, rōmaji Gingakei)

  1. (astronomy) the Milky Way (galaxy)
    • 1999 October 17, “げんからのしんりゃくしゃ [Invader from a Different Dimension]”, in Booster 5 (in Japanese), Konami:
       (ぎん) () (けい) (そと)から () (きゅう)にやってきた () (ちゅう) (じん)
      Gingakei no soto kara Chikyū ni yattekita uchūjin.
      An alien that came to Earth from outside the Milky Way.