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[せい()]
sei
counter, noun, used as a suffix

English Meaning(s) for 世

counter
  1. counter for generations
noun, used as a suffix
  1. epoch

Definition and Synonyms for 世

Epoch a unit of geological time that is a subdivision of a period and is itself divided into ages
Synonyms: , , 世紀, 時代, 画期

Meanings for each kanji in 世

» generation; world; society; public

Categories 世 is a member of

Geologic Time the time of the physical formation and development of the earth (especially prior to human history)
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Sample Sentences for 世

The reign of Philip II lasted forty years.
Queen Elizabeth I passed away in 1603.
The revolutionary government, while raising troops from the masses and fighting a defensive battle, established a republic and executed Louis XVI.
Charles the First of England was guillotined.
Louis the 14th, known as the "Sun King", brought about the golden age of the French absolute monarchy.

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