Monday, January 20, 2014

0092 - 世[세] - 인간 - generation; world; era

The Story [이야기] :

  • This character is supposedly a variant of the character 丗, which in turn means "thirty(30)" since the character, ignoring the bottom stroke, can be seen as 十 十 十, meaning "thirty(30)".
  • In this world, one generation/era takes about thirty(30) years. 

Stroke Order [획순] :

New Vocabulary [새로운 단어] :

세상 [] - (1) the world; society; the times; an age, (2) people; the world; the public, (3) life; one's lifetime, (4) without rivals
세상살이하다 [살이하다] - lead a life
상세 [] - ancient times; remote ages; the previous age [generation]
하세 [] - passing away; death; demise; seclusion from society
하세하다 [하다] - (an esteemed person) pass away; die; retire from society; go to live in seclusion
중세 [] - the middle ages; medieval times
시세 [] - the times; the age; the trend of the age; the tendency of the times
세자 [] - the Crown Prince
왕세자 [] - the Crown Prince; the Heir Apparent to the Throne
삼세 [] - the three divisions of the universe (the regions of desire, form, formlessness); the three states of existence (the past, present, and future); the three worlds (Heaven, Earth, the world of the Mortals); three generations; the third generation; (Richard) the Third
전세 [] - (1) former time; former generations; past ages; prehistoric ages, (2) a former life
후세 [] - the future; coming age; future generations; posterity


Example Sentences [예문] :

는 인도의 북적거리는 도 을 통해 이 을 처음 보게 되었다.
She first glimpsed the world through the bustling street life of India.

다이애나 비는 영 위의 계승자인 찰스 와 1981 결혼했습니다.
Princess Diana had married Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, in 1981.

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