time words

How we think of time

  • minute
  • hour
  • day
  • week
  • month
  • year
  • (5-year)?
  • decade
  • generation/active life/career (20~ years ?)
  • lifespan (technically eon, or age)
  • century (now also an eon)
  • period (i.e. 200 years, as in “the enlightenment” or “the renaisance”)
  • age [agrarian empires, 3500-800 BC, axial age 800 BC-600 AD, middle ages 600 AD-1450, capitalist empires 1450–] (missaplied term, but who is picky)
  • millenium

Posted on April 18, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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