金星

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, gold star; Venus, possibly in reference to the planet's visible color).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

金星 (hiragana きんせい, romaji Kinsei)

  1. (astronomy) Venus
Derived termsEdit
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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 due to rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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. (metaphor) a great deed
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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

Proper nounEdit

金星 (geumseong) (hangeul 금성)

  1. (astronomy) Venus

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Jīnxīng
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄣ ㄒㄧㄥ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕin⁵⁵ ɕiŋ⁵⁵/

Proper nounEdit

金星 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin Jīnxīng)

  1. (planet) Venus

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Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 06:52