世紀

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See also: 世纪

Chinese[edit]

 
life; age; generation; era; world; lifetime
 
discipline; age; era; period; order; record
trad. (世紀)
simp. (世纪)
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Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowing from Japanese  (せい) () (seiki, century), semantically readapted from Chinese 世紀世纪.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

世紀

  1. century (period of 100 years)

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 3

Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 世紀 (syejH kiX)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

世紀 (hiragana せいき, romaji seiki)

  1. century (100 years)
    • 1915, 与謝野晶子, 私の貞操観:
       (いま) (おんな) () (ひら)世紀 (せいき)である。
      Ima wa onna no me no hiraku seiki de aru.
      This is the century when women open their eyes.

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

世紀 (segi) (hangeul 세기)

  1. Hanja form? of 세기, “century”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

世紀

  1. Hán tự form of thế kỉ, “century