世紀

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ChineseEdit

 
life; age; generation; era; world; lifetime
 
discipline; age; era; period; order; record
trad. (世紀)
simp. (世纪)
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EtymologyEdit

Wasei kango (和製漢語), from Japanese 世紀 (せいき) ‎(seiki, century), semantically readapted from Chinese 世紀世纪.

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NounEdit

世紀

  1. century (100 years)

JapaneseEdit

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Kanji in this term
せい
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on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 世紀 ‎(syejH kiX)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

世紀 ‎(hiragana せいき, romaji seiki)

  1. century (100 years)
    • 1915, 与謝野晶子, 私の貞操観:
       (いま) (おんな) () (ひら)世紀 (せいき)である。
      Ima wa onna no me no hiraku seiki de aru.
      This is the century when women open their eyes.

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

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Hanja in this term

NounEdit

世紀 ‎(segi) ‎(hangeul 세기)

  1. Hanja form? of 세기, “century”.
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