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THEMATIC DICTIONARY

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THEMATIC DICTIONARY

NOUNS

GRAMMAR


THE UNIVERSE - 宇宙

HEAVENLY BODIES - 天体

comet 彗星 suisei 彗 (SUI) - comet; 星 (SEI, SHŌ; hoshi) - star
  tail (of a comet) o 尾 (BI; o) - tail
constellation 星座 seiza 星 (SEI, SHŌ; hoshi) - star; 座 (ZA; suwaru) - sit, seat
  Big Dipper 北斗七星 Hokuto Shichisei 北 (HOKU; kita) - north; 斗 (TO) - dipper, ladle; 七 (SHICHI; nana) - seven; 星 (SEI, SHŌ; hoshi) - star
  Southern Cross 南十字星 Minami Jūjisei 南 (NAN; minami) - south; 十 (JŪ; tō, to) - ten; 字 (JI; aza) - character; 星 (SEI, SHŌ; hoshi) - star
galaxy 銀河 ginga 銀 (GIN) - silver; 河 (KA, GA; kawa) - river
  Milky Way 銀河系 ginga-kei 系 (KEI; ito) - system, thread
meteorite 隕石 inseki 隕 (IN) - fall; 石 (SEKI, SHAKU; ishi) - stone
Moon Tsuki 月 (GETSU, GATSU; tsuki) - moon
planet 惑星 wakusei 惑 (WAKU; madou) - bewildered, confused; 星 (SEI, SHŌ; hoshi) - star
  extrasolar planet 太陽系外惑星 taiyō-keigai wakusei 系 (KEI; ito) - system, thread; 外 (GAI, GE; soto, hoka) - outside
  Mercury 水星 Suisei 水 (SUI; mizu) - water
  Venus 金星 Kinsei 金 (KIN, KON; kane) - gold, money
  Earth 地球 Chikyū 地 (CHI, JI) - ground; 球 (KYŪ; tama) - ball, sphere
  Mars 火星 Kasei 火 (KA; hi) - fire
  Jupiter 木星 Mokusei 木 (BOKU, MOKU; ki) - tree, wood
  Saturn 土星 Dosei 土 (DO, TO; tsuchi) - soil
  Uranus 天王星 Tennōsei 天 (TEN; ame) - heaven; 王 (Ō, NŌ) - king
  Neptune 海王星 Kaiōsei 天 (KAI; umi) - sea; 王 (Ō, NŌ) - king
  Pluto 冥王星 Meiōsei 冥 (MEI, MYŌ) - dark; 王 (Ō, NŌ) - king
satellite, moon 衛星 eisei 衛 (EI) - revolve; 星 (SEI, SHŌ; hoshi) - star
space 空間 kūkan 空 (KŪ; sora) - sky, air; 間 (KAN, KEN; aida) - interval, middle
star 恒星 kōsei 恒 (KŌ) - constant; 星 (SEI, SHŌ; hoshi) - star
  North Star 北極星 Hokkyokusei 北 (HOKU; kita) - north; 極 (KYOKU, GOKU; kiwameru) - extreme, pole; 星 (SEI, SHŌ; hoshi) - star
Sun 太陽 Taiyō 太 (TAI, TA; futoi) - great, thick; 陽 (YŌ; hi) - sun
universe 宇宙 uchū 宇 (U) - universe; 宙 (CHŪ) - space, midair

ASTRONOMY - 天文学

astronomical unit 天文単位 tenmon-tan'i 単 (TAN) - single; 位 (I; kurai) - rank, position
astronomy 天文学 tenmongaku 天 (TEN; ame) - heaven; 文 (BUN, MON; fumi) - letter, writings; 学 (GAKU; manabu) - study
celestial sphere 天球 tenkyū 天 (TEN; ame) - heaven; 球 (KYŪ; tama) - ball, sphere
  declination 赤緯 seki'i 赤 (SEKI, SHAKU; akai) - red; 緯 (I) - latitude
  right ascension (RA) 赤経 sekkei 赤 (SEKI, SHAKU; akai) - red; 経 (KEI, KYŌ; heru, tatsu) - pass through
cosmic ray 宇宙線 uchū-sen 宇 (U) - universe; 宙 (CHŪ) - space, midair; 線 (SEN) - line
eclipse shoku 食 (SHOKU, JIKI; taberu, kuu) - eat
light-year 光年 kōnen 光 (KŌ; hikari) - light; 年 (NEN; toshi) - year
observatory 天文台 tenmondai 天 (TEN; ame) - heaven; 文 (BUN, MON; fumi) - letter, writings; 台 (DAI) - stand (n.)
orbit 軌道 kidō 軌 (KI) - track; 道 (DŌ, TŌ; michi) - way
telescope 望遠鏡 bōenkyō 望 (BŌ, MŌ; nozomu) - hope, look afar; 遠 (EN, ON; tōi) - far; 鏡 (KYŌ; kagami) - mirror

THE EARTH - 地球

THE GLOBE - 地球

equator 赤道 sekidō 赤 (SEKI, SHAKU; akai) - red; 道 (DŌ, TŌ; michi) - way
geographical pole 地理極 chirikyoku 地 (CHI, JI) - ground; 理 (RI) - reason; 極 (KYOKU, GOKU; kiwameru) - extreme, pole
  North Pole 北極点 Hokkyokuten 北 (HOKU; kita) - north; 極 (KYOKU, GOKU; kiwameru) - extreme, pole; 点 (TEN) - point
  South Pole 南極点 Nankyokuten 南 (NAN; minami) - south; 極 (KYOKU, GOKU; kiwameru) - extreme, pole; 点 (TEN) - point
latitude 緯度 ido 緯 (I) - latitude; 度 (DO) - degree
longitude 経度 keido 経 (KEI, KYŌ; heru, tatsu) - pass through; 度 (DO) - degree
meridian 子午線 shigosen 子 (SHI, SU; ko) - child; 午 (GO) - noon; 線 (SEN) - line
standard time 標準時 hyōjunji 標 (HYŌ) - mark; 準 (JUN) - standard; 時 (JI; toki) - time

LAND - 陸地

continent 大陸 tairiku 大 (DAI, TAI; ōkii) - large; 陸 (RIKU) - land
land 陸地 rikuchi 陸 (RIKU) - land; 地 (CHI, JI) - ground

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