astronaut

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Astronaut Soichi Noguchi.

Etymology[edit]

From astro- +‎ -naut. Coined from Ancient Greek ἄστρον (ástron, star) and ναύτης (naútēs, sailor).

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astronaut (plural astronauts)

  1. A member of the crew of a spaceship or other spacecraft that travels beyond Earth's atmosphere, or someone trained to serve that purpose.
    1. An American space traveler, when contrasted against equivalent terms from other countries such as cosmonaut , taikonaut and vyomanaut.
      • 2013, Edward Clinton Ezell, Linda Neuman Ezell, The Partnership: A NASA History of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, Courier Corporation →ISBN
        Though from different social, economic, and political worlds, the astronauts and cosmonauts had much in common, both as professionals and human beings.
  2. (Hong Kong) A returnee who frequently flies back and forth between Hong Kong and his/her adopted home country.

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Albanian[edit]

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astronaut ?

  1. astronaut, cosmonaut
    Synonym: kosmonaut

Czech[edit]

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astronaut m

  1. astronaut, cosmonaut
    Synonym: kosmonaut

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Danish[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /astronavt/, [asd̥ʁoˈnɑwˀd̥]

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astronaut c (singular definite astronauten, plural indefinite astronauter)

  1. astronaut

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English astronaut.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɑ.stroːˈnɑu̯t/, /ˌɑs.troːˈnɑu̯t/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: as‧tro‧naut
  • Rhymes: -ɑu̯t

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astronaut m (plural astronauten, diminutive astronautje n)

  1. astronaut [from early 1950s]
    Synonyms: kosmonaut, ruimtevaarder

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English astronaut.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /astronau̯t̚/, /astronɔt̚/
  • Hyphenation: as‧tro‧naut

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astronaut (plural, first-person possessive astronautku, second-person possessive astronautmu, third-person possessive astronautnya)

  1. astronaut.
    Synonyms: antariksawan, kosmonaut

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From English astronaut.

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astronaut m (definite singular astronauten, indefinite plural astronauter, definite plural astronautene)

  1. an astronaut
    Synonym: romfarer

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English astronaut.

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astronaut m (definite singular astronauten, indefinite plural astronautar, definite plural astronautane)

  1. an astronaut
    Synonym: romfarar

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French astronaute, English astronaut.

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astronaut m (plural astronauți, feminine equivalent astronaută)

  1. astronaut
    Synonym: cosmonaut

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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astronàut m (Cyrillic spelling астрона̀ут)

  1. astronaut
    Synonyms: kozmonàut, kosmonàut

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From astro- +‎ -naut.

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astronaut c

  1. an astronaut

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Declension of astronaut 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative astronaut astronauten astronauter astronauterna
Genitive astronauts astronautens astronauters astronauternas

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