meaning "once upon a time, antiquity, old times"
onyomi セキ, シャク
kunyomi むかし
むかしolden days, former (adj-no,n-adv,n-t)
とうの昔とうのむかしa long time ago
とっくの昔とっくのむかしa long time ago
ひとむかしages, long time, decade, the past ten years
こんじゃく, こんせきpast and present
おおむかしgreat antiquity, old-fashioned, long ago
昔ながらむかしながらthe same as it was long ago, unchanged, traditional
昔のことむかしのことold things
昔をばせるむかしをしのばせるしなthings reminiscent of bygone days
むかしばなしfolklore, legend, reminiscence
むかしふうold fashioned
か昔はるかむかしlong ago
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