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宇宙人

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

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

EtymologyEdit

From 宇宙 (meaning "outer space") + (meaning "person" or "dweller of"). Literally meaning "a person from outer space".

NounEdit

宇宙人 (hiragana うちゅうじん, romaji uchūjin)

  1. a being from outer space; an alien

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.