Last modified on 13 July 2014, at 14:43
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

世 世 世
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 1 +4, 5 strokes, cangjie input 心廿 (PT), four-corner 44717)

  1. generation
  2. world
  3. era

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 77, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31
  • Dae Jaweon: page 155, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 14, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+4E16

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shì ‹ syejH › /*l̥ap-s {*l̥[a]p-s}/ generation
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
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Rime
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MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11537 2 /*hljebs/ 本枼葉初文(文源)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

CounterEdit

(hiragana せい, romaji -sei)

  1. generations

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji yo)

  1. world, society
  2. generation, age

SuffixEdit

(hiragana せい, romaji -sei)

  1. (geology) epoch

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(se)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: se, McCune-Reischauer: se, Yale: sey)
  • Name (hangeul): 인간 (revised: in-gan, McCune-Reischauer: in'gan)
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Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*shiɛì)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thế, thá, thé, thể)

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