人の世

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひと
Grade: 1

Grade: 3
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (hito, person) and (yo, world) linked by the genitive (no).

Phrase[edit]

人の世 (hiragana ひとのよ, rōmaji hito no yo)

  1. the human world
  2. relationships between men and women
    • c. 1045-1068: Yoru no Nezame (volume 1)
      人の世のさまざまなるを見聞きつもるに、なを寝覺の御仲らひばかり、あさからぬ契ながら、世に心づくしなるためしは、ありがたくも有けるかな。
      [translit?]
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