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to assign; to appoint; office; responsibility
 
idea; meaning; wish; desire; (abbr.) Italy
trad. (任意)
simp. #(任意)

PronunciationEdit


AdverbEdit

任意

  1. as one pleases; as one likes; whatever one wants

SynonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

任意

  1. (attributive) arbitrary; willful

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (任意):
  • Japanese: 任意 (にんい) (nin'i)
  • Korean: 임의 (任意, imui)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 5

Grade: 3
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

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

  1. any choices, arbitrary selections
  2. free will

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.