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මේවාත් බලන්න: World සහ ලෝකය



ඉංග්‍රීසි විකිපීඩියාව සතුව මෙයට අදාළ ලිපියක් ඇත:

වෙනත් ආකාර


From Middle English world, weoreld, from Old English weorold (world), from Proto-West Germanic *weraldi, from Proto-Germanic *weraldiz (lifetime, human existence, world, literally age/era of man), equivalent to සැකිල්ල:com.

Cognate with Scots warld (world), Saterland Frisian Waareld (world), West Frisian wrâld (world), Afrikaans wêreld (world), ඕලන්ද wereld (world), Low German Werld (world), ජර්මානු Welt (world), Norwegian Bokmål verden (world), Norwegian Nynorsk verd (world), ස්වීඩන් värld (world), අයිස්ලන්ත veröld (the world).



ඉංග්‍රීසි විකිපීඩියාව සතුව මෙයට අදාළ ලිපියක් ඇත:

world (countable and uncountable, plural worlds)

  1. (with "the" or a plural possessive pronoun) The subjective human experience, regarded collectively; human collective existence; existence in general.
    In retrospect, the process of economic globalization has meant the end of the world as we knew it.
    There will always be lovers, till the world’s end.
    Synonym: (proper noun with alternative capitalization) World
  2. (with "the" or a singular possessive pronoun) The subjective human experience, regarded individually.
    The period immediately following my divorce seemed like the end of my world.
    He was my world! [said of a slain companion]
  3. (metonymically, with "the") A majority of people.
    Running after God is the only life worth living. Even though the world believes that living for God is boring, we believe that there is nothing more exciting.
  4. The Universe.
  5. (uncountable, with "the") The Earth.
    Synonyms: the earth, Earth, the globe, God's green earth, Sol III
    People are dying of starvation all over the world.
    “As the world turns, we know the bleakness of winter, the promise of spring, the fullness of summer and the harvest of autumn–the cycle of life is complete.” - quotation attributed to Irna Phillips.
  6. (countable) A planet, especially one which is inhabited or inhabitable.
    Our mission is to travel the galaxy and find new worlds.
    • 1970, Larry Niven, Ringworld, page 118:
      Yet every world should have at least one unclimbable mountain.
    • 2007 September 27, Marc Rayman (interviewee), “NASA's Ion-Drive Asteroid Hunter Lifts Off”, National Public Radio:
      I think many people think of asteroids as kind of little chips of rock. But the places that Dawn is going to really are more like worlds.
    1. (by extension) Any other astronomical body which may be inhabitable, such as a natural satellite.
  7. A very large extent of country.
    the New World
  8. (fiction) A realm, such as a planet, containing one or multiple societies of beings, especially intelligent ones.
    the world of Narnia; the Wizarding World of Harry Potter; a zombie world
  9. An individual or group perspective or social setting.
    Synonym: circle
    In the world of boxing, good diet is all-important.
    Welcome to my world.
  10. (computing) The part of an operating system distributed with the kernel, consisting of the shell and other programs.
  11. (video games) A subdivision of a game, consisting of a series of stages or levels that usually share a similar environment or theme.
    Have you reached the boss at the end of the ice world?
    There's a hidden warp to the next world down this pipe.
  12. (tarot) The twenty-second trump or major arcana card of the tarot.
  13. (informal, singular or plural, followed by "of") A great amount.
    Taking a break from work seems to have done her a world of good.
    You're going to be in a world of trouble when your family finds out.
    That new wallpaper has made worlds of difference downstairs.
    This movie isn't even billed as a comedy, but it's worlds funnier than the comedy I saw last month.
  14. (archaic) Age, era.
"" වෙතින් සම්ප්‍රවේශනය කෙරිණි