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The Chinese word shijie - 世界 - shìjiè
(world in Chinese)

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English translations

earth, globe, universe

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( shijie / shìjiè ) with pronunciation (English translation: world )

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世界 ( shijie / shìjiè ) is composed of these characters: (shi) , (jie)
The traditional Chinese characters of shìjiè are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 世界 ( shijie / shìjiè ) Writing in Pinyin
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Wo jihua zhouyou shijie.
Wŏ jìhuà zhōuyóu shìjiè.
 – English translation: I plan to travel around the world.

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世界 ( shijie / shìjiè ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 359)

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