負担

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
たん
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 負擔.

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Noun[edit]

負担 (hiragana ふたん, romaji futan)

  1. A burden, charge, or responsibility.
    消費税 (しょうひぜい)負担 (ふたん)急増 (きゅうぞう)する
    shōhizei no futan ga kyūzō suru
    the consumption tax burden rises steeply

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Verb[edit]

負担 + する (hiragana ふたんする, romaji futan suru)

  1. To bear or assume a responsibility; to incur a cost.
    費用 (ひよう)一部 (いちぶ)負担 (ふたん)していただけますでしょうか。
    hiyō no ichibu o futan shite itadakemasu deshō ka.
    Would you be so kind as to cover part of the costs?

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