時代

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Chinese[edit]

 
o'clock; time; when; hour; season; period
 
substitute; replace; generation; dynasty; geological era; era; age; period
trad. (時代)
simp. (时代)

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Noun[edit]

時代

  1. times; age; epoch; era; period of time (in history)
  2. a period of time in life
    少年時代 / 少年时代  ―  shàonián shídài  ―  early youth
    學生時代 / 学生时代  ―  xuéshēng shídài  ―  student days

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Sino-Xenic (時代):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
だい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

時代 ‎(hiragana じだい, romaji jidai)

  1. age, era, period (of time)
    • 1907, 夏目漱石, 野分:
      徳川政府 (とくがわせいふ)時代 (じだい)じゃあるまいし」と ()った。
      Tokugawa seifu no jidai ja aru mai shi" to itta.
      "This isn't the Tokugawa era, after all" he said.
  2. the times, spirit of the age
    • 1909, 夏目漱石, 永日小品:
      これも時代 (じだい)のせいだろう。
      Kore mo jidai no sei darō.
      It's another example of the times we live in.
  3. antiquity
  4. a time in one's life, one's days (in college etc.)
    • 1908, 夏目漱石, 坑夫:
      青年 (せいねん) (じょう)時代 (じだい)だ。
      Seinen wa jō no jidai da.
      Youth is a passionate time in one's life.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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
  • 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]

時代 ‎(sidae) ‎(hangeul 시대)

  1. Hanja form? of 시대, “age, era, period (of time)”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

時代

  1. Hán tự form of thời đại, “age, era, period (of time)”