Last modified on 22 January 2014, at 06:25

ヴィーナス

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Venus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vi.i.na.su/, [viːnäsɯ̥ᵝ]

Proper nounEdit

ヴィーナス (romaji Vīnasu)

  1. (rare, astronomy) Venus, the planet
  2. (rare, mythology) Venus, the Roman goddess
     (あい) ()女神 (めがみ)ヴィーナス
    ai to bi no megami vīnasu
    Venus, the goddess of love and beauty

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Usage notesEdit

The term 金星 (Kinsei) is more common for the planet. The term ウェヌス (Wenusu) is more common for the goddess.

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