任意

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 5

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

任意 (-na inflection, hiragana にんい, romaji nin'i)

  1. arbitrary, as one wants or thinks
  2. free, up to a person, according to their will, voluntary

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

任意 (hiragana にんい, romaji nin'i)

  1. any choices, arbitrary selections
  2. free will

Derived termsEdit

  • 任意性 (にんいせい, nin'isei) facultativity

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin rènyì
Zhuyin ㄖㄣˋ ㄧˋ
IPA (key) /ʐən⁵¹⁻⁵³ i⁵¹/
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AdverbEdit

任意 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin rènyì)

  1. as one pleases; as one likes; whatever one wants
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 11:59