任命

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Chinese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

任命

  1. to appoint; to assign a job; to assign a role
  2. (literary) to resign oneself to fate
  3. (literary) to receive instructions

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to appoint):
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Japanese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 任命 (MC ȵiɪmH mˠiæŋH, “burden, charge + command”). Compare modern Mandarin 任命 (rènmìng, to appoint).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

任命(にんめい) (ninmei

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

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Verb[edit]

任命(にんめい)する (ninmei surusuru (stem 任命(にんめい) (ninmei shi), past 任命(にんめい)した (ninmei shita))

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

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References[edit]

  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
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.