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ChineseEdit

 
to assign; to appoint; office; responsibility
life; fate
simp. and trad.
(任命)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

任命

  1. to appoint

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 5
めい
Grade: 3
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 任命 (nyimH mjængH, literally burden, charge + command). Compare modern Mandarin 任命 (rènmìng, to appoint).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

任命 (hiragana にんめい, rōmaji ninmei)

  1. an appointment, assignment, installation, induction, or instatement of a person to an office or position

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VerbEdit

任命する (hiragana にんめい, rōmaji ninmei)

  1. to appoint, assign, install, induct, or instate a person to an office or position
     () (ちょう) (にん) (めい)する
    kachō ni ninmei suru
    to appoint or name someone to the position of department or section manager

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.