astronaut

See also: Astronaut

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Astronaut Soichi Noguchi.

EtymologyEdit

astro- +‎ -naut Coined from Ancient Greek ἄστρον ‎(ástron, star) and ναύτης ‎(naútēs, sailor).

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astronaut ‎(plural astronauts)

  1. A member of the crew of a spaceship or other spacecraft that travels beyond Earth's atmosphere, or someone trained to serve that purpose.
    1. An American space traveler, when contrasted against equivalent terms from other countries such as cosmonaut and taikonaut.
      • 2013, Edward Clinton Ezell, Linda Neuman Ezell, The Partnership: A NASA History of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, Courier Corporation (ISBN 9780486135915)
        Though from different social, economic, and political worlds, the astronauts and cosmonauts had much in common, both as professionals and human beings.
  2. (Hong Kong) A returnee who frequently flies back and forth between Hong Kong and his/her adopted home country.

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AlbanianEdit

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astronaut

  1. astronaut, cosmonaut

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DanishEdit

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  • IPA(key): /astronavt/, [asd̥ʁoˈnɑwˀd̥]

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astronaut c (singular definite astronauten, plural indefinite astronauter)

  1. astronaut

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astronaut m ‎(plural astronauten, diminutive astronautje n)

  1. astronaut

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From English astronaut

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astronaut m ‎(definite singular astronauten, indefinite plural astronauter, definite plural astronautene)

  1. an astronaut

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

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EtymologyEdit

From English astronaut

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astronaut m ‎(definite singular astronauten, indefinite plural astronautar, definite plural astronautane)

  1. an astronaut

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

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astronàut m ‎(Cyrillic spelling астрона̀ут)

  1. astronaut

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

astro- +‎ -naut

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astronaut c

  1. an astronaut

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Inflection of astronaut 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative astronaut astronauten astronauter astronauterna
Genitive astronauts astronautens astronauters astronauternas

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