Neptunus

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Neptúnus

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Neptūnus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɛpˈtynʏs/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Neptunus n

  1. Neptune, the eighth planet of our solar system
  2. Neptune, the Roman sea god

See also[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Neptunus

  1. Neptune (god)

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈneptunus/, [ˈne̞pt̪unus̠]
  • Rhymes: -eptunus
  • Hyphenation: Nep‧tu‧nus

Proper noun[edit]

Neptunus

  1. Neptune, a Roman god
  2. Neptune, the eighth planet from the Sun in our solar system

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Neptūnus m (genitive Neptūnī); second declension

  1. Neptune, a Roman god
  2. (New Latin, astronomy) Neptune, the eighth planet from the Sun in our solar system

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Neptūnus Neptūnī
Genitive Neptūnī Neptūnōrum
Dative Neptūnō Neptūnīs
Accusative Neptūnum Neptūnōs
Ablative Neptūnō Neptūnīs
Vocative Neptūne Neptūnī

References[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Neptūnus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Neptunus

  1. (mythology) The Roman god governing the sea; Neptune.

Usage notes[edit]

The planet known as Neptune was yet undiscovered during the span of time inhabited by Middle English; therefore no planetary sense belonged to the word.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Neptune

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Neptunus c (genitive Neptunus)

  1. Neptune (planet)
  2. Neptune (Roman god)

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Neptunus c (no plural)

  1. Neptune (planet)
  2. Neptune (god)

Further reading[edit]

  • Neptunus”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011