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ChineseEdit

to recognize; to know; to admit
 
to record; write a footnote; to know; knowledge
trad. (認識)
simp. (认识)
anagram 識認识认

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

認識

  1. (Mandarin) to know (somebody); to be acquainted with
    通過電腦紅娘認識妻子 [MSC, trad.]
    通过电脑红娘认识妻子 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā shì tōngguò diànnǎo hóngniáng rènshi tā qīzi de. [Pinyin]
    He met his wife through a computer dating agency.
  2. to recognize (somebody or something)
    好像根本認識周圍任何 [MSC, trad.]
    好像根本认识周围任何 [MSC, simp.]
    Hǎoxiàng tā gēnběn jiù bù rènshi zhōuwéi de rènhé rén. [Pinyin]
    It seems he does not recognize any people around him.
  3. to know; to understand; to be familiar with
    認識所有字母 [MSC, trad.]
    认识所有字母 [MSC, simp.]
    rènshi suǒyǒu de zìmǔ ma? [Pinyin]
    Do you know your ABCs?
    認識 / 认识  ―  Nǐ bù rènshi zì ma?  ―  Can't you read?
  4. to be aware of; to appreciate
    現在越來越認識環境保護重要性 [MSC, trad.]
    现在越来越认识环境保护重要性 [MSC, simp.]
    Xiànzài yuèláiyuè duō de rén rènshi dào huánjìngbǎohù de zhòngyàoxìng. [Pinyin]
    Now more and more people are aware of the importance of environmental protection.

Usage notesEdit

The sense "to be aware of; to appreciate" is often followed by the verb (dào).

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 認識 (“to know (somebody)”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 認識
Mandarin Beijing 認識
Taiwan 認識
Cantonese Guangzhou 識得
Hong Kong 識得
Yangjiang 識得
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Min Dong Fuzhou 捌傳
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei
Kaohsiung
Tainan
Taichung
Hsinchu
Lukang
Sanxia
Yilan
Kinmen
Magong
Penang
Wu Wenzhou

NounEdit

認識

  1. knowledge; understanding; cognition
    認識過程 / 认识过程  ―  rènshi guòchéng  ―  cognitive process

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 6
しき
Grade: 5
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Old Japanese compound 認識 (nyinH syik, literally know, recognize; know, remember). Compare modern Mandarin rènshi, Min Dong nêng-sék.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

認識 (hiragana にんしき, rōmaji ninshiki)

  1. recognition, awareness
  2. understanding
  3. (computing) recognition

CompoundsEdit

VerbEdit

認識する (transitive, hiragana にんしき, rōmaji ninshiki)

  1. to recognize something, to be aware of something
  2. to understand something
  3. (computing) to recognize something

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.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

認識 (insik) (hangeul 인식)

  1. Hanja form? of 인식, “recognition”.