分担

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ぶん
Grade: 2
たん
Grade: 6
on'yomi

NounEdit

分担 (hiragana ぶんたん, romaji buntan)

  1. apportionment, allotment, division
    • 1945, 海野十三, 火星探険:
      新部署 (しんぶしょ)というのは、火星 (かせい) (うえ)生活 (せいかつ)をするための仕事 (しごと)分担 (ぶんたん)だった。
      shin-busho to iu no wa, kasei no ue de seikatsu o suru tame no shigoto no buntan datta.
      The new division on Mars evenly apportioned the day-to-day jobs.

VerbEdit

分担 + する (hiragana ぶんたんする, romaji buntan suru)

  1. apportion, allot, divide, share work, duties, responsibilities, etc.
    • 1934, 岡本かの子, 百喩経:
      五人 (ごにん)生活費 (せいかつひ)分担 (ぶんたん)して ()た。
      go-nin wa seikatsuhi o buntan shite ita.
      The five shared their living expenses.

ConjugationEdit


MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 分擔

EtymologyEdit

From (verb particle meaning to share or distribute) and from 负担 (burden).

VerbEdit

分担 (simplified, Pinyin fēndàn, traditional 分擔)

  1. to share responsiblity or burden

Related termsEdit

  • 按比例分担 (proportionate burden-sharing)
Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 14:39