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世纪 shì jì: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

世纪 (shì jì) English Meaning

  • century

Traditional Character:  世紀

This character forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

This character forms words in:

HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 他生于19世纪。
    Tā shēng yú 19 shìjì.
    He was born in the 19th century.
  • 我们生活在21世纪。
    Wǒmen shēnghuó zài 21 shìjì.
    We are living in the 21st century.
  • 一个世纪就是一百年。
    Yīgè shìjì jiùshì yībǎi nián.
    A century is one hundred years.
  • 一百年称为一个世纪。
    Yībǎi nián chēng wéi yīgè shìjì.
    One hundred years is called a century.
  • 汤姆是十六世纪的先知。
    Tāngmǔ shì shíliù shìjì de xiānzhī.
    Tom was a sixteenth century prophet.
  • 本世纪有四次大的地震。
    Běn shìjì yǒu sì cì dà dì dìzhèn.
    There were four major quakes in this century.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 shi

世 (shì): life; age; generation; era; world; lifetime; epoch; descendant; noble

  • 一(yī): one
  • 廿(niàn): twenty (20), in a limited number of set expressions; also written using banker’s character 念
  • 乚(yǐn): second, hand
HSK 4 ji

纪 (jì): order; discipline; age; era; period; to chronicle

  • 纟 (sī): silk
  • 己 (jǐ): personal

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 世

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 纪

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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