galaktika

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galaktika

  1. (astronomy) galaxy

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

galaktika ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. (astronomy) galaxy

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Latvian[edit]

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Galaktika (NGC 5194)

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Latin galaxias ‎(galaxy; Milky way), itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek γαλαξίας ‎(galaxías, Milky Way), from γάλα ‎(gála, milk). The form with -ka suggests that the borrowing went through the adjectival form γαλακτικός ‎(galaktikós), rather than directly from the noun (compare Russian галактика ‎(galáktika), the most likely proximal source).

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galaktika f (4th declension)

  1. (astronomy) galaxy (independent, coherent gravitationally maintained system composed of stars, planets and other celestial bodies)
    spirālveida, spirāliska galaktika — spiral galaxy
    galaktikas centrsgalactic center, core
    galaktikas assgalactic axis
    galaktikas plaknegalactic plane
    galaktikas rotācijagalactic rotation
    galaktiku sistēmagalaxy system
    mūsu zvaigžņu sistēmai tuvākās galaktikas ir pazīstamie Magelāna Mākoņi — the closest galaxies to our star system are the (well)known Magellanic Clouds

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Lithuanian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

galaktika f ‎(plural galaktikos)

  1. (astronomy) galaxy

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡalǎktika/
  • Hyphenation: ga‧lak‧ti‧ka

Noun[edit]

galàktika f ‎(Cyrillic spelling гала̀ктика)

  1. (astronomy) galaxy

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