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counter, noun, used as a suffix

English Meaning(s) for 世

  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

Although the fork entered society on the tables of rich people, many members of royalty, such as Elizabeth I of England and Louis XIV of France, ate with their fingers.
Finally, in 1314, these games had become so violent and dangerous that King Edward II made a law.
Queen Elizabeth I passed away in 1603.
King Henry VIII had a tennis court at Hampton Court, his palace on the River Thames, not very far from London.
George III has been unfairly maligned by historians.

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