Japanese Word Entry

銀河系
Kana:ぎんがけい
Romaji:gingakei
Definitions:
  1. Milky Way galaxy, Milky Way, the Galaxy

  2. galactic system, galaxy


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Chinese characters used in this word

silver, cash, money, wealth
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄣˊ (yín)
Cantonese: ngan2, ngan4
Japanese: ギン (gin)、 ゴン (gon) / しろがね (shirogane)
Korean: 은 (eun)
Vietnamese: ngân
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

river, stream, yellow river
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄜˊ (hé)
Cantonese: ho4
Japanese: カ (ka) / かわ (kawa)
Korean: 하 (ha)
Vietnamese:

lineage, system, line, link, connection
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧˋ (xì), ㄐㄧˋ (jì)
Cantonese: hai6
Japanese: ケイ (kei) / つなぐ (tsunagu)
Korean: 계 (gye)
Vietnamese: hệ
Variants
Semantic variant form: