year-end; age; occasion; opportunity
- 止 stop
- 세 [se]
- Example words:
- annual revenue (government); annual income (government); budget receipts
- time; years
移住者の部落が野蛮人によって征服され、移住者の希望も生活も土壇場にきた時、長い歳月をかけての不幸とのたたかいに終止符がうたれた。 Years of resistance to misfortune ended when the settlers' village was overcome by the savages and their hopes and lives came to the bitter end.
noun or verb acting prenominally:
- old (person); aged
- (motion of) precession of the equinoxes - Astronomy term ➜ 歳差【さいさ】
- precession - Physics term
- labor system in which able-bodied men were required to work for periods in the capital (ritsuryo system)
adverb / noun:
- annually; every year; year in and year out; from year to year - four character idiom
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