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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), orthographically borrowed from Japanese  (せい) () (seiki, century), which was in turn a semantic readaptation of Chinese 世紀世纪 (shìjì).

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世紀

  1. century (period of 100 years)
    ·13世紀著名旅行家足跡北京西巴黎 [MSC, trad.]
    ·13世纪著名旅行家足迹北京西巴黎 [MSC, simp.]
    Bā Sǎomǎ, 13 shìjì de zhùmíng lǚxíngjiā, qí zújì dōng qǐ Běijīng, xī zhì Bālí. [Pinyin]
    The footmark of the famous 13th-century explorer Bar Sauma spans from Beijing in the East to Paris in the West.

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せい
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Grade: 4
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 世紀 (syejH kiX)

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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)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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世紀 (hiragana せいき, rōmaji -seiki)

  1. century
     () (じっ) (せい) ()
    nijisseiki
    the 20th century
    21 (にじゅういっ) (せい) ()
    nijūisseiki
    the 21st century

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

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Hanja in this term

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世紀 (segi) (hangeul 세기)

  1. Hanja form? of 세기 (century).

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Hán tự in this term

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世紀

  1. Hán tự form of thế kỉ (century).