Definition of 世紀末

せいきまつseikimatsu

noun:

  • end of a century (esp. 19th); fin-de-siècle

Example Sentences

最初のsaishono電気denki計算器keisankiha19世紀末seikimatsuni出現shutsugenしたshita
The first electric calculator came into existence toward the end of the 19th century.
19世紀末seikimatsuになって初めてninattehajimete植物shokubutsuno品種改良hinshukairyouha科学kagakuno一分野となったtonatta
Not until the end of the nineteenth century, did plant breeding become a scientific discipline.
19世紀末seikimatsuでもdemoイギリスIGIRISU海軍kaigunno船員sen'inhaそうするsousuruことkotogayowasanoshirushidaというtoiu理由riyuudeナイフNAIFUtoフォークFUOOKUwo使うtsukauことkotowo許されていなかったyurusareteinakatta
Even at the end of the nineteenth century, sailors in the British Navy were not permitted to use knives and forks because using them was considered a sign of weakness.

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