古代

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Chinese[edit]

ancient; old
 
substitute; replace; generation; dynasty; geological era; era; age; period
simp. and trad.
(古代)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

古代

  1. antiquity; ancient times

Adjective[edit]

古代

  1. (attributive) ancient
    古代歷史 / 古代历史  ―  gǔdài lìshǐ  ―  ancient history
    古代文獻 / 古代文献  ―  gǔdài wénxiàn  ―  ancient documents

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
だい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

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

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

Noun[edit]

古代 (hiragana こだい, rōmaji kodai)

  1. ancient times, antiquity, remote ages

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3