"Mercury" meaning in English

Proper name

IPA: /ˈmɝkjəɹi/ [US] Audio: En-us-Mercury.ogg [US]
  1. The planet in the solar system with the closest orbit to the Sun, named after the god; represented by ☿. Wikidata QID: Q308 Topics: astronomy Categories: Astronomy
  2. The Roman god associated with speed, sometimes used as a messenger. He wore winged sandals. Mercury corresponded to the Greek god Hermes. Wikidata QID: Q1150 Tags: Roman Topics: human-sciences, mythology, sciences Categories: Roman deities
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: Planets of the Solar System Related terms: planets of the Solar System [of the Solar System] [planets, astronomy, region, geography, location, property, sciences], Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Sun, Ceres, Pluto, Haumea, Makemake, Eris, —, Moon, PhobosDeimos, GanymedeCallistoIoEuropa, TitanRheaIapetusDioneTethysEnceladusMimas, TitaniaOberonUmbrielArielMiranda, Triton, CharonHydraNixKerberosStyx, HiʻiakaNamaka, Dysnomia Translations (Roman god): Մերկուրի (Merkuri) (Armenian), Mercuriu [masculine] (Asturian), Мерку́рый (Mjerkúryj) [masculine] (Belarusian), Мэрку́рый (Merkúryj) (english: Taraškievica orthography) [masculine] (Belarusian), Merc'her (Breton), Мерку́рий (Merkúrij) [masculine] (Bulgarian), 墨丘利 (mak⁶ jau¹ lei⁶) (Cantonese), Mercuri [masculine] (Catalan), ᎹᏓᎵ (madali) (Cherokee), Merher [masculine] (Cornish), Merkur [masculine] (Czech), Mercurius [masculine] (Dutch), Merkuro [masculine] (Esperanto), Mercurius (Estonian), Merkurius (Finnish), Mercure [masculine] (French), Mercurio [masculine] (Galician), მერკური (merḳuri) (Georgian), Merkur [masculine] (German), Ερμής (Ermís) [masculine] (Greek), מֶרְקוּרְיוּס‎ (merkúrius) [masculine] (Hebrew), Merkúr (Hungarian), Merkúríus [masculine] (Icelandic), Mercurio [masculine] (Interlingua), Mearcair [masculine] (Irish), Mercurio [masculine] (Italian), メルクリウス (Merukuriusu) (Japanese), マーキュリー (Mākyurī) (Japanese), ពុធ (puth) (Khmer), 메르쿠리우스 (Mereukuriuseu) (Korean), Mercurius [masculine] (Latin), Merkurs [masculine] (Latvian), Merkūrijs [masculine] (Latvian), Merkurijus [masculine] (Lithuanian), Меркур (Merkur) [masculine] (Macedonian), Merkurju [masculine] (Maltese), 墨丘利 (Mòqiūlì) (Mandarin), مرکوری‎ (merkuri) (Persian), Merkury [masculine] (Polish), Mercúrio [masculine] (Portuguese), Mercur [masculine] (Romanian), Мерку́рий (Merkúrij) [masculine] (Russian), Меркур [Cyrillic, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), Merkur [Roman, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), Merkúr [masculine] (Slovak), Merkúr [masculine] (Slovene), Mercurio [masculine] (Spanish), Merkyuri (Swahili), Merkurius (Swedish), Merkuri (Tatar), Merkür (Turkish), Мерку́рій (Merkúrij) [masculine] (Ukrainian), Thần Méc-cua (Vietnamese), thần Mẹt-cu-rơ (Vietnamese), Mercher [masculine] (Welsh), uMerkuriyu (Zulu) Translations (planet): Mercurius (Afrikaans), Merkur (Albanian), ἀνάγκη (anánkē) [feminine] (Ancient Greek), عُطَارِد‎ (ʿuṭārid) [masculine] (Arabic), Մերկուրի (Merkuri) (Armenian), Փայլածու (Pʿaylacu) (Armenian), বুধ (budh) (Assamese), Mercuriu [masculine] (Asturian), Ütarid (Azerbaijani), Үтарид [Cyrillic] (Azerbaijani), Merkurio (Basque), Мерку́рый (Mjerkúryj) [masculine] (Belarusian), Мэрку́рый (Merkúryj) (english: Taraškievica orthography) [masculine] (Belarusian), বুধ (budh) (Bengali), Merc'her (Breton), Мерку́рий (Merkúrij) [masculine] (Bulgarian), ဗုဒ္ဓဟူး (buddha.hu:) (Burmese), 水星 (seoi² sing¹) (Cantonese), Mercuri [masculine] (Catalan), زاوە‎ (zawe) (Central Kurdish), ᎹᏓᎵ (madali) (Cherokee), Мерку́рий (Merkúrij) (Chuvash), ⲥⲟⲩⲕⲏ (soukē) (Coptic), ⲉⲣⲙⲏⲥ (ermēs) (Coptic), Merher [masculine] (Cornish), Utarit (Crimean Tatar), Merkur (Czech), Merkur (Danish), Mercurius [feminine] (Dutch), Merkuro (Esperanto), Merkuur (Estonian), Merkurius (Finnish), Mercure [feminine, masculine] (French), Mercurio [masculine] (Galician), მერკური (merḳuri) (Georgian), Merkur [masculine] (German), Ερμής (Ermís) [masculine] (Greek), બુધ (budh) (Gujarati), Ukaliali‘i (Hawaiian), חַמָּה‎ (khamá) [feminine] (Hebrew), बुध (budh) [masculine] (Hindi), तीर (tīr) [masculine] (Hindi), Merkúr (Hungarian), Merkúríus (Icelandic), Merkuro (Ido), Merkurius (Indonesian), Utarid (Indonesian), Mercurio [masculine] (Interlingua), Mearcair [masculine] (Irish), Mercurio [masculine] (Italian), 水星 (Suisei) (alt: すいせい) (Japanese), マーキュリー (Mākyurī) (Japanese), ಬುಧ (budha) (Kannada), Болпан (Bolpan) (Kazakh), Кіші Шолпан (Kişi Şolpan) (Kazakh), ផ្កាយពុធ (phkaay put) (Khmer), ពុធ (put) (Khmer), 수성 (Suseong) (alt: 水星) (Korean), 진성 (Jinseong) (alt: 辰星) (Korean), Меркурий (Merkuriy) (Kyrgyz), ພຸດ (phut) (Lao), ດາວພຸດ (dāo phut) (Lao), Mercurius [masculine] (Latin), Merkurs [masculine] (Latvian), Merkurijus [masculine] (Lithuanian), Меркур (Merkur) [masculine] (Macedonian), Utarid (Malay), ബുധൻ (budhan) (Malayalam), Merkurju [masculine] (Maltese), ᠮᡠᡴᡝ (Manchu), ᡠᠰᡳ᠍ᡥᠠ (muke usi᠍ha) (Manchu), 水星 (Shuǐxīng) (Mandarin), Apārangi (Maori), Takero (Maori), tyl (Middle Persian), 水星 (chúi-chheⁿ, chúi-chhiⁿ) (Min Nan), Буд (english: Bud) (Mongolian), Mókiwii (Navajo), Tîr (Northern Kurdish), Zawe (Northern Kurdish), Merkur (Norwegian), ବୁଧ (budhô) (Oriya), عطارد‎ (atāród) [masculine] (Pashto), تیر‎ (tir) (Persian), عطارد‎ ('otâred) (Persian), زاووش‎ (zāvūš) (Persian), Merkury [masculine] (Polish), Mercúrio [masculine] (Portuguese), ਬੁੱਧ (buddha) (Punjabi), Mercur [masculine] (Romanian), Мерку́рий (Merkúrij) [masculine] (Russian), बुध (budha) [masculine] (Sanskrit), ᱮᱞᱟᱝ ᱮᱸᱜᱮᱞ (elaṅ ẽgel) (Santali), Меркур [Cyrillic, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), Merkur [Roman, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), Merkúr [masculine] (Slovak), Merkúr [masculine] (Slovene), Mekhuri (Sotho), Mercurio [masculine] (Spanish), Utaridi (Swahili), Zebaki (Swahili), Merkurius [common] (Swedish), Merkuryo (Tagalog), Уторид (Utorid) (Tajik), Тир (Tir) (Tajik), புதன் (putaṉ) (Tamil), Merkuri (Tatar), బుధుడు (budhuḍu) (Telugu), ดาวพุธ (daaw-pút) (Thai), ལྷག་པ (lhag pa) (Tibetan), Merkür (Turkish), Utarit [archaic] (Turkish), Merkuriý (Turkmen), Мерку́рій (Merkúrij) [masculine] (Ukrainian), عطارد‎ (utārid) [masculine] (Urdu), تیر‎ (tīr) [masculine] (Urdu), مېركۇرى‎ (mërkuri) (Uyghur), ئارزۇ‎ (arzu) (Uyghur), ئاتارۇت‎ (atarut) (Uyghur), Atorud (Uzbek), Аторуд [Cyrillic] (Uzbek), Sao Thủy (alt: 𣋀水) (Vietnamese), Mercher [masculine] (Welsh), Merkurius (West Frisian), מערקור‎ (merkur) [masculine] (Yiddish), uMerkuriyu (Zulu)

Noun

Forms: Mercuries [plural] IPA: /ˈmɝkjəɹi/ [US] Audio: En-us-Mercury.ogg [US]
  1. A carrier of tidings; a newsboy, a messenger. Tags: obsolete
  2. Someone who carries messages between lovers; a go-between.
  3. A newspaper. Tags: dated
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: Planets of the Solar System

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