四海

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Chinese[edit]

four; 4 ocean; sea
simp. and trad.
(四海)

Etymology[edit]

From (, “four”) + (hǎi, “seas”) In Ancient China, it was thought that China was surrounded by ocean on all four sides. Eventually, this phrase came to mean "all four directions" or "everywhere."

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

四海

  1. (literary) the world