古代

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 3

Adjectival noun[edit]

古代 (-na inflection, hiragana こだい, romaji kodai)

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

Noun[edit]

古代 (hiragana こだい, romaji kodai)

  1. ancient times, antiquity, remote ages

Derived terms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From ("antiquity, ancient") and ("period, generation").

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gǔdài
Zhuyin ㄍㄨˇ ㄉㄞˋ
IPA (key) /ku²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ taɪ̯⁵¹/
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Noun[edit]

古代 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin gǔdài)

  1. antiquity