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ChineseEdit

metal; money; gold star; satellite; small amount
simp. and trad.
(金星)

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金星

  1. (planet) Venus

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JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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金星
Kanji in this term
きん
Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese 金星(kim seng, metal star; Venus, in reference to Wu Xing).

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Proper nounEdit

金星 ‎(hiragana きんせい, romaji Kinsei)

  1. (astronomy) Venus
SynonymsEdit
  • 金曜 (きんよう) (archaic)
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Etymology 2Edit

 
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Kanji in this term
きん
Grade: 1
ほし > ぼし
Grade: 2
jūbakoyomi

Compound of (kin, gold) +‎ (hoshi, star). The hoshi changes to boshi as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

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金星 ‎(hiragana きんぼし, romaji kinboshi)

  1. (sumo) a win by a rikishi of the lower maegashira rank over a yokozuna
  2. (sumo) a gold star mark displayed on the name and ranking board at a sumo competition indicating such a win
  3. (figuratively) a great deed
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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3

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Hanja in this term

Proper nounEdit

金星 ‎(Geumseong) ‎(hangeul 금성)

  1. Hanja form? of 금성, “Venus”.