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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 Kanji Details »

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.
Louis the 14th, known as the "Sun King", brought about the golden age of the French absolute monarchy.
Charles the First of England was guillotined.
The revolutionary government, while raising troops from the masses and fighting a defensive battle, established a republic and executed Louis XVI.
Finally, in 1314, these games had become so violent and dangerous that King Edward II made a law.

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