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せけ・しぇけ【世界】

 Kyushu (Kagoshima)

seke · sheke [ɕeke]

Definition

Noun

  1. World; society

Etymology

Historically recorded in Gonza's works (ca. early 18th century) under the spelling шеке (sheke). Cognate to standard Japanese せかい【世界】 sekai "world". Ultimately from Chinese 【世界】 "world" (cf. Mandarin shìjiè; Cantonese sai3 gaai3; Min Nan sè-kài; Min Dong sié-gái; Hakka sṳ-kie; Korean 세계 segye; and Vietnamese thế giới).

意味:せかい【世界】

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