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ancient; old
 
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
 
substitute; replace; generation; dynasty; geological era; era; age; period
simp. and trad.
(古生代)
 
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古生代

  1. the Paleozoic era

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Grade: 2
せい
Grade: 1
だい
Grade: 3
kan’on goon
 古生代 on Japanese Wikipedia

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古生代 (hiragana こせいだい, rōmaji Koseidai)

  1. the Paleozoic
    • 1987 May 1 [Mar 20 1987], Fujiko Fujio, “うちの石炭紀 [My Carboniferous]”, in みどりの守り神 [Green Guardian God] (藤子不二雄 SF全短編; 2), volume 2 (fiction), 2nd edition, Tokyo: Chuokoronsha, →ISBN, 第三章, page 576:
      三億年前古生代石炭紀の地球にわれわれの先祖は現れた 人類の歴史を二百五十万年とすれば そのざっと百二十倍の昔だ
      San’okunen mae Koseidai Sekitanki no Chikyū ni wareware no senzo wa arawareta Jinrui no rekishi o nihyaku gojūmannen to sureba Sono zatto hyakunijūbai no mukashi da
      Our ancestors emerged on this Earth 300 million years ago, in the Paleozoic Carboniferous. Given that human history has only spanned 2.5 million years, our species is about 120 times older.

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