せかい

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Japanese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of せかい – see the following entry.
世界
[noun] the world
[noun] a metaphorical world (how one lives one's life)
[noun] society, the times
[noun] a realm, a circle, a sphere
[noun] (Buddhism) the four inner realms of 須弥山 (Shumisen)
[noun] (Buddhism) a realm governed by a buddha
[noun] (Buddhism) space, universe
[noun] (tarot) the world
[proper noun] a female given name
[proper noun] a surname
(This term, せかい, is an alternative spelling of the above Sino-Japanese term.)