サターン

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English Saturn.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

サターン ‎(romaji Satān)

  1. (mythology, rare) Saturn, the Roman god
  2. (astronomy, rare) Saturn, the planet
  3. Saturn, the class of heavy-lifting rockets

Usage notesEdit

The term サートゥルヌス ‎(Sāturunusu) is much more commonly used for the Roman god.

The term 土星 ‎(Dosei) is much more commonly used for the planet.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
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