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Uranus

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English

Etymology

Greek Ουρανός (heaven, sky)

Pronunciation

  • (RP) IPA: /ˈjʊrənəs/, /jʊˈreɪnəs/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈjurənəs/, /juˈreɪnəs/
  • Rhymes: -eɪnəs

Proper noun

Singular
Uranus

Plural
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Uranus

  1. (Greek mythology) The god of the sky and heavens, son and husband to Gaia, with whom he fathered the Titans and the Cyclops
  2. (astronomy) The seventh planet in our solar system, with fifteen moons; discovered in 1781 by Sir William Herschel and alternatively called Herschel or Georgium Sidus until the mid-19th century. Represented in astronomy and astrology by .

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Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈurɑnus/

Proper noun

Uranus

  1. Uranus (planet).

French

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Uranus

  1. Uranus. [Clarification of this translation from French is requested]

German

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Uranus m. (Planet and God)

  1. Uranus.

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Latin

Proper noun

Uranus m. (genitive: Urani), Second declension

  1. Uranus (Greek god of the sky).
  2. The sky (personified as a god in Greek mythology).
  3. Uranus (planet).

Swedish

Noun

Uranus

  1. Uranus, the seventh planet

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