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man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(宇宙人)
宇宙

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NounEdit

宇宙人

  1. alien; extraterrestrial

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
ちゅう
Grade: 6
じん
Grade: 1
on’yomi
 宇宙人 on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

宇宙 (uchū, outer space) +‎ (-jin, person)

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宇宙人 (hiragana うちゅうじん, rōmaji uchūjin, historical hiragana うちうじん)

  1. an alien (life form of non-Earth origin)
    Synonyms: 異星人 (iseijin), エイリアン (eirian)
    • 1987 May 1 [Mar 20 1987], Fujiko Fujio, “宇宙人 [Aliens]”, in みどりの守り神 [Green Guardian God] (藤子不二雄 SF全短編; 2), volume 2 (fiction), 2nd edition, Tokyo: Chuokoronsha, →ISBN, 第二章, page 296:
      まっててくれ宇宙人 ぼくはかならず会いに行くからね
      Mattete kure uchūjin Boku wa kanarazu ai ni iku kara ne
      Just you wait, aliens. I’ll definitely come and see you all.
    • 1988 July 30 [Dec 25 1983], Fujiko F. Fujio, “愛人製造法 [How to Create a Loved One]”, in ひとりぼっちの宇宙戦争 [The One-Man Cosmic War] (藤子不二雄少年SF短編集; 1), volume 1 (fiction), 16th edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, →ISBN, page 159:
       () (ちゅう) (じん)ってカップめん食うかな?
      Uchūjintte kappu-men kuu ka na?
      I wonder if aliens like cup noodles.
    • 1999 October 17, “げんからのしんりゃくしゃ [Invader from a Different Dimension]”, in Booster 5, Konami:
       (ぎん) () (けい) (そと)から () (きゅう)にやってきた () (ちゅう) (じん)
      Gingakei no soto kara Chikyū ni yattekita uchūjin.
      An alien that came to Earth from outside the Milky Way.
  2. Synonym of 宇宙飛行士 (uchū hikōshi, astronaut) (member of the crew of a spaceship or other spacecraft, or someone trained for that purpose)

ReferencesEdit

  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
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

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Hanja in this term

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宇宙人 (uju-in) (hangeul 우주인)

  1. Hanja form? of 우주인 (alien).
  2. Hanja form? of 우주인 (astronaut).