Venus

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See also: venus, Venüs, Vénus, and Vênus

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, after Venus (goddess of beauty, love, sexual intercourse). See images.

Proper noun[edit]

Venus f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Veneridae – the true venus clams.

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References[edit]

The Birth of Venus

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Venus astronomical symbol

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Venus

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈviːnəs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈvinəs/, [ˈvinɪ̈s]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːnəs
  • Homophones: venus, venous
  • Hyphenation: Ve‧nus

Proper noun[edit]

Venus

  1. The second planet in our solar system, named for the goddess; represented in astronomy and astrology by .
    • The Illustrated London Almanack 1867, London, page 45:
      Venus rises on the 1st day 1/4 to 5 a.m., and 4h. 25m. a.m. on the last day. [...] She is now beginning to move northward. [...]
  2. (Roman mythology) The goddess of love, beauty, and natural productivity; the Roman counterpart of Aphrodite.
  3. A female given name
  4. (obsolete) Sexual activity or intercourse; sex, lust, venery.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy: [], 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, (please specify |partition=1, 2, or 3):
      , II.ii.2:
      Immoderate Venus in excess, as it is a cause, or in defect; so, moderately used, to some parties an only help, a present remedy.
  5. (poetry) Love; sex.

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Asturian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Venus f

  1. Venus (planet)

Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Venus f

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Venus, from Latin.

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Venus

  1. the second planet in our solar system after Mercury
  2. (Roman mythology) the goddess of love, beauty, and natural productivity;
  3. a female given name.

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Venus

  1. Venus (planet)

See also[edit]

(planets of the solar system) planeter i solsystemet; Merkur,‎ Venus,‎ Jorden/‎jorden,‎ Mars,‎ Jupiter,‎ Saturn,‎ Uranus,‎ Neptun [edit]


Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Venus f

  1. Venus (planet)

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Venus

  1. Venus (Roman goddess)

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Venus

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Venus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative Venus
genitive Venuksen
partitive Venusta
illative Venukseen
singular plural
nominative Venus
accusative nom. Venus
gen. Venuksen
genitive Venuksen
partitive Venusta
inessive Venuksessa
elative Venuksesta
illative Venukseen
adessive Venuksella
ablative Venukselta
allative Venukselle
essive Venuksena
translative Venukseksi
instructive
abessive Venuksetta
comitative

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Galician[edit]

Galician Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Venus f

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Venus f (genitive Venus)

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Venus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Venus f

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)
  3. A female given name

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *wenos (love), from Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (to wish, love). See also Latin veneror, venia, Sanskrit वनस् (vánas, loveliness, desire), English wish.

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Proper noun[edit]

Venus f (genitive Veneris); third declension

  1. Venus, Roman goddess of natural productivity.
  2. Venus, the second planet in our solar system.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Venus Venerēs
genitive Veneris Venerum
dative Venerī Veneribus
accusative Venerem Venerēs
ablative Venere Veneribus
vocative Venus Venerēs

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Venus.

Proper noun[edit]

Venus

  1. (mythology) The Roman goddess governing love and sexuality; Venus.
  2. (astronomy) The planet closely associated with the evening: Venus.

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Norwegian Venus.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Venus

  1. Venus (planet)

Inflection[edit]

Odd, no gradation
Nominative Venus
Genitive Venusa
Singular Plural
Nominative Venus Venusat
Accusative Venusa Venusiid
Genitive Venusa Venusiid
Illative Venusii Venusiidda
Locative Venusis Venusiin
Comitative Venusiin Venusiiguin
Essive Venusin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person Venusan Venuseamẹ Venuseamẹt
2nd person Venusat Venuseattẹ Venuseattẹt
3rd person Venusis Venuseaskkạ Venuseasẹt

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Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Venus

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)

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Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Venus ?

  1. Venus (planet)

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Swedish[edit]

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Venus c (genitive Venus)

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Venus, from Latin Venus.

Proper noun[edit]

Venus

  1. A female given name