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ChineseEdit

 
life; age; generation; era; world; lifetime
 
discipline; age; era; period; order; record
trad. (世紀)
simp. (世纪)
 
Wikipedia has articles on:
世紀 (Written Standard Chinese?)
世紀 (Cantonese)

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

世紀

  1. century (period of 100 years)

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JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 3

Grade: 4
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 世紀 (syejH kiX)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

世紀 (hiragana せいき, rōmaji seiki)

  1. century (100 years)
    • 1915, 与謝野晶子, 私の貞操観:
       (いま) (おんな) () (ひら) (せい) ()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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DescendantsEdit

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”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

世紀

  1. Hán tự form of thế kỉ, “century