ChineseEdit

ancient; old
 
substitute; replace; generation
substitute; replace; generation; dynasty; geological era; era; age; period
simp. and trad.
(古代)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

古代

  1. antiquity; ancient times

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AdjectiveEdit

古代

  1. (attributive) ancient
    古代歷史 / 古代历史  ―  gǔdài lìshǐ  ―  ancient history
    古代文獻 / 古代文献  ―  gǔdài wénxiàn  ―  ancient documents
    古代建築 / 古代建筑  ―  gǔdài jiànzhù  ―  ancient architecture

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DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (古代):
  • Japanese: 古代(こだい) (kodai)
  • Korean: 고대 (古代, godae)
  • Vietnamese: cổ đại (古代)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
だい
Grade: 3
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

()(だい) (kodai-na (adnominal ()(だい) (kodai na), adverbial ()(だい) (kodai ni))

  1. (archaic) antique, old-fashioned
  2. (colloquial) ancient

NounEdit

()(だい) (kodai

  1. ancient times, antiquity, remote ages

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

古代 (godae) (hangeul 고대)

  1. Hanja form? of 고대 (antiquity).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdjectiveEdit

古代

  1. Hán tự form of cổ đại (ancient).