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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin, after Venus (goddess of beauty, love, sexual intercourse). See images.

Proper nounEdit

Venus f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Veneridae – the true venus clams.

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The Birth of Venus

EnglishEdit

 
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Venus astronomical symbol

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Venus

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈviːnəs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈvinəs/, [ˈvinɪ̈s]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːnəs
  • Homophones: venus, venous
  • Hyphenation: Ve‧nus

Proper nounEdit

Venus

  1. The second planet in our solar system, named for the goddess; represented in astronomy and astrology by .
    • The Illustrated London Almanack 1867, London, page 45:
      Venus rises on the 1st day 1/4 to 5 a.m., and 4h. 25m. a.m. on the last day. [...] She is now beginning to move northward. [...]
  2. (Roman mythology) The goddess of love, beauty, and natural productivity; the Roman counterpart of Aphrodite.
  3. A female given name
  4. (obsolete) Sexual activity or intercourse; sex, lust, venery.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy: [], 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, (please specify |partition=1, 2, or 3):
      , II.ii.2:
      Immoderate Venus in excess, as it is a cause, or in defect; so, moderately used, to some parties an only help, a present remedy.
  5. (poetry) Love; sex.

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AsturianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Venus f

  1. Venus (planet)

CatalanEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Venus f

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Venus, from Latin.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Venus

  1. the second planet in our solar system after Mercury
  2. (Roman mythology) the goddess of love, beauty, and natural productivity;
  3. a female given name.

DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Venus

  1. Venus (planet)

See alsoEdit

(planets of the solar system) planeter i solsystemet; Merkur,‎ Venus,‎ Jorden/‎jorden,‎ Mars,‎ Jupiter,‎ Saturn,‎ Uranus,‎ Neptun [edit]


DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Venus f

  1. Venus (planet)

EstonianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Venus

  1. Venus (Roman goddess)

FinnishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Venus

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Venus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative Venus
genitive Venuksen
partitive Venusta
illative Venukseen
singular plural
nominative Venus
accusative nom. Venus
gen. Venuksen
genitive Venuksen
partitive Venusta
inessive Venuksessa
elative Venuksesta
illative Venukseen
adessive Venuksella
ablative Venukselta
allative Venukselle
essive Venuksena
translative Venukseksi
instructive
abessive Venuksetta
comitative

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GalicianEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Venus f

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Venus f (genitive Venus)

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Venus.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Venus f

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)
  3. A female given name

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *wenos (love), from Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (to wish, love). See also Latin veneror, venia, Sanskrit वनस् (vánas, loveliness, desire), English wish.

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Proper nounEdit

Venus f (genitive Veneris); third declension

  1. Venus, Roman goddess of natural productivity.
  2. Venus, the second planet in our solar system.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Venus Venerēs
genitive Veneris Venerum
dative Venerī Veneribus
accusative Venerem Venerēs
ablative Venere Veneribus
vocative Venus Venerēs

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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Venus.

Proper nounEdit

Venus

  1. (mythology) The Roman goddess governing love and sexuality; Venus.
  2. (astronomy) The planet closely associated with the evening: Venus.

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Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Norwegian Venus.

PronunciationEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Venus

  1. Venus (planet)

InflectionEdit

Odd, no gradation
Nominative Venus
Genitive Venusa
Singular Plural
Nominative Venus Venusat
Accusative Venusa Venusiid
Genitive Venusa Venusiid
Illative Venusii Venusiidda
Locative Venusis Venusiin
Comitative Venusiin Venusiiguin
Essive Venusin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person Venusan Venuseamẹ Venuseamẹt
2nd person Venusat Venuseattẹ Venuseattẹt
3rd person Venusis Venuseaskkạ Venuseasẹt

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NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Venus

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)

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SpanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Venus ?

  1. Venus (planet)

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SwedishEdit

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Venus c (genitive Venus)

  1. Venus (planet)
  2. Venus (Roman goddess)

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Venus, from Latin Venus.

Proper nounEdit

Venus

  1. A female given name