世界

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ChineseEdit

 
life; age; generation; era; world; lifetime
 
boundary; scope; extent; circles; group; kingdom (taxonomy)
simp. and trad.
(世界)

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (世界, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (26)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
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Li
Rong
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Wuyun
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Wang
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Rongfen
/ɕiᴇiH/ /ɕi̯ɛiH/ /ɕiɛiH/ /ɕiɛiH/ /ɕiajH/ /ɕĭɛiH/ /ɕjæiH/
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛiH/ /kăiH/ /kɛiH/ /kɯæiH/ /kəɨjH/ /kɐiH/ /kɐiH/

NounEdit

世界

  1. world
    世界地圖 / 世界地图  ―  shìjiè dìtú  ―  world map
    世界秩序  ―  shìjiè zhìxù  ―  world order
    世界紀錄 / 世界纪录  ―  shìjiè jìlù  ―  world record
    世界無奇不有 / 世界无奇不有  ―  Shìjiè zhī dà, wúqíbùyǒu.  ―  The world is so big that nothing is too bizarre.

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DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (世界):

AdverbEdit

世界

  1. (Taiwan Min Nan) extremely; super
    世界 [Taiwanese]  ―  sè-kài tiⁿ [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]  ―  super sweet

JapaneseEdit

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
かい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

世界 ‎(hiragana せかい, romaji sekai)

  1. the world
    世界 (せかい)各国 (かっこく)から
    sekai no kakkoku kara
    from each country of the world
    • 1997 June 30, Fujiko F. Fujio, “タンポポ空を行く [A Dandelion Soaring in the Sky]”, in ドラえもん [Doraemon], volume 18 (in Japanese), 58 edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-140108-2, page 188:
      はじめて () (ひろ) () (かい)が、 (たの)しみだったわ。
      Hajimete miru hiroi sekai ga, tanoshimi datta wa.
      I was so eager to see the vast world for the first time.
  2. a metaphorical world, how one lives one's life.
     (かれ)はこの世界 (せかい) ()んでいないようです。
    Kare wa kono sekai ni sunde inai yō desu.
    It's like he's not living in this world.
  3. a realm; a circle; a sphere
    文学 (ぶんがく)世界 (せかい)
    bungaku no sekai
    literary circles, the literary world
  4. (tarot) the world

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

世界 ‎(segye, McCune-Reischauer: segye, Yale: sekyey) ‎(hangeul 세계)

  1. Hanja form? of 세계, “world”.

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OkinawanEdit

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NounEdit

世界 ‎(hiragana しけー, romaji shikē)

  1. world, society

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

世界

  1. Hán tự form of thế giới, "world"
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