Neptunus

See also: Neptúnus

AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: Neptu‧nus

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch Neptunus.

Proper nounEdit

Neptunus

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

See alsoEdit


DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Neptūnus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nɛpˈtynʏs/
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Proper nounEdit

Neptunus n

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

See alsoEdit


EstonianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Neptunus

  1. Neptune (god)

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Neptunus

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

See alsoEdit

Solar System in Finnish · Aurinkokunta (layout · text)
Star Aurinko
Planets and
most likely
dwarf planets
Merkurius Venus Maa Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturnus Uranus Neptunus {{{Orcus}}} Pluto {{{Salacia}}} Haumea {{{Quaoar}}} Makemake {{{Gonggong}}} Eris {{{Sedna}}}
Notable
moons
Kuu Phobos
Deimos
Ganymedes
Kallisto
Io
Europa
Titan
Rhea
Japetus
Dione
Tethys
Enceladus
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Triton {{{Vanth}}} Kharon
Hydra
Nix
Kerberos
Styx
{{{Actaea}}} Hiʻiaka
Namaka
{{{Weywot}}} (MK2) {{{Xiangliu}}} Dysnomia

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Neptūnus m (genitive Neptūnī); second declension

  1. Neptune, a Roman god
  2. (New Latin, astronomy) Neptune, the eighth planet from the Sun in our solar system

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

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

ReferencesEdit

  • 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 EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Neptūnus.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Neptunus

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

Usage notesEdit

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.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: Neptune

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Neptunus c (genitive Neptunus)

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

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Neptunus c (no plural)

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

Further readingEdit

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