ChineseEdit

light year
simp. and trad.
(光年)
 
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光年

  1. (astronomy) light year

JapaneseEdit

 光年 on Japanese Wikipedia
 Light-year on Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2
ねん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Appears to be a calque of English light year.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(こう)(ねん) (kōnenくわうねん (kwaunen)?

  1. (astronomy) a light year

CounterEdit

(こう)(ねん) (-kōnenくわうねん (kwaunen)?

  1. (astronomy) light year
    ()(ちゅう)(ちょっ)(けい)(やく) 930(きゅうひゃくさんじゅう)(おく)(こう)(ねん)だ。
    Uchū no chokkei wa yaku kyūhyakusanjū-oku kōnen da.
    The diameter of the universe is some 93 billion light years.
    • 1988 July 30 [Jul 25 1984], Fujiko F. Fujio, “ニューイヤー(せい)調(ちょう)()(こう) [Expedition to Planet New Year]”, in ポストの中の明日 [Post-Mid-Tomorrow] (藤子不二雄少年SF短編集; 2), volume 2 (fiction), 10th edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, →ISBN, page 73:
      ()(きゅう)()(しん)すでに(ぎん)()(けい)(はず)れにあるといえるが、そこからさらに(ろく)(まん)(こう)(ねん)()(ぶん)()(さき)っぽに……、ロルカル(けい)(だい)(さん)(わく)(せい)「ニューイヤー」がある。
      Chikyū jishin sude ni Gingakei no hazure ni aru to ieru ga, soko kara sara ni rokuman kōnen kabunshi no sakippo ni……, Rorukaru-kei dai-san wakusei “Nyū Iyā” ga aru.
      Earth is essentially situated in the extremity of the Milky Way, sixty thousand light years from which, at the tip of the vortex molecules..., is “New Year”, the third planet of the Lorcal system.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

光年 (gwangnyeon) (hangeul 광년)

  1. Hanja form? of 광년 (light year).