See also: Neptúnus

Afrikaans

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Etymology

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From Dutch Neptunus.

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  • Hyphenation: Neptu‧nus

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Neptunus

  1. (astronomy) Neptune
  2. (Roman mythology) Neptune

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Dutch

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From Latin Neptūnus.

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  • IPA(key): /nɛpˈtynʏs/
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Neptunus n

  1. Neptune, the eighth planet of our solar system
  2. Neptune, the Roman sea god

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Estonian

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Neptunus

  1. Neptune (god)

Finnish

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Etymology

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From Latin Neptūnus.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈneptunus/, [ˈne̞pt̪unus̠]
  • Rhymes: -eptunus
  • Syllabification(key): Nep‧tu‧nus

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Neptunus

  1. (Roman mythology) Neptune
  2. (astronomy) Neptune

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Solar System in Finnish · Aurinkokunta (layout · text)
Star Aurinko
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notable dwarf planets
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Latin

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Etymology

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Probably from Proto-Italic *neptūnos, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (cloud, moisture, mist), but this is disputed; see Neptune.

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Neptūnus m (genitive Neptūnī); second declension

  1. (Roman mythology) Neptune (god of the sea)
  2. (New Latin, astronomy) Neptune (planet)

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Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Neptūnus Neptūnī
Genitive Neptūnī Neptūnōrum
Dative Neptūnō Neptūnīs
Accusative Neptūnum Neptūnōs
Ablative Neptūnō Neptūnīs
Vocative Neptūne Neptūnī

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References

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  • Neptunus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Neptunus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Neptunus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Oxford English Dictionary, 1884–1928, and First Supplement, 1933.

Middle English

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Etymology

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From Latin Neptūnus.

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Neptunus

  1. (mythology) The Roman god governing the sea; Neptune.

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The planet known as Neptune was yet undiscovered during the span of time inhabited by Middle English; therefore no planetary sense belonged to the word.

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Swedish

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Neptunus c (genitive Neptunus)

  1. Neptune (planet)
  2. Neptune (Roman god)

West Frisian

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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Neptunus c (no plural)

  1. Neptune (planet)
  2. Neptune (god)

Further reading

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  • Neptunus”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011