暗黒時代

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あん
Grade: 3
こく
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
だい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 暗黒 (ankoku, darkness) and 時代 (jidai, period, era).

Noun[edit]

暗黒時代 (hiragana あんこくじだい, rōmaji ankoku jidai)

  1. a historical period where social disorder is so great due to war, disease, political disorder etc. that there is little or no cultural development; Dark Ages