年代

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Chinese[edit]

year
 
substitute; replace; generation; dynasty; geological era; era; age; period
simp. and trad.
(年代)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

年代

  1. age; era; period
  2. years; time
  3. a decade of a century

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ねん
Grade: 1
だい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

年代 ‎(hiragana ねんだい, romaji nendai)

  1. age, era, period
    • 1912, 島崎藤村, 北村透谷の短き一生:
      明治 (めいじ)年代 (ねんだい)記憶 (きおく)すべき、 (おお)きな出来事 (できごと) (ひと)つは、士族 (しぞく)階級 (かいきゅう)滅亡 (めつぼう)である。
      meiji nendai ni kioku subeki, ōkina dekigoto no hitotsu wa, shizoku no kaikyū no metsubō de aru.
      If there's one event that one must remember about the Meiji era, it's the downfall of the samurai class.
  2. date
    • 1924, 宮本百合子, 蠹魚:
      この (ほん)印刷 (いんさつ)された年代 (ねんだい) ()ると、祖父 (そふ)三十前後 (さんじゅうぜんご)壮年 (そうねん)で、末弟 (ばってい)十七八 (じゅうななはち)であったらしい。
      kono hon no insatsu sareta nendai de miru to, sofu wa san jū zengo no sōnen de, battei ga jū nana hachi de atta rashii.
      Looking at the date when this book was printed, it seems that my grandfather was around 30 and in the prime of his life, and his younger brother was 17 or 18.
  3. a decade in a century

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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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

年代 ‎(nyeondae) ‎(hangeul 년대)

  1. Hanja form? of 년대, “period of years such as a decade or century”.