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JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
ちゅう
Grade: 6
じん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

宇宙(outer space) +‎ (person; dweller of); literally meaning "a person from outer space"

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

宇宙人 ‎(hiragana うちゅうじん, romaji uchūjin)

  1. a being from outer space; an alien

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.