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coal
 
discipline; age; era; period; order; record
trad. (石炭紀) 石炭
simp. (石炭纪) 石炭
 
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石炭紀

  1. the Carboniferous period

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Kanji in this term
せき
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たん
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kan’on
 石炭紀 on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

石炭 (sekitan, coal) +‎ (-ki, period)

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石炭紀 (hiragana せきたんき, rōmaji Sekitanki)

  1. the Carboniferous
    • 1987 May 1 [Mar 20 1987], Fujiko Fujio, “創世日記 [Diary of Genesis]”, 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, 第一章, page 23:
      八月十九日三億年前 石炭紀の大森林 恐竜時代はもう近い
      Hachigatsu jūkunichi san’okunen mae Sekitanki no daishinrin Kyōryū jidai wa mō chikai
      August 19, 300 million years ago. Huge Carboniferous forests. The age of the dinosaurs is drawing near.
    • 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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