任意

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Chinese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

任意

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

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 5

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

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

  1. arbitrary, as one wants or thinks
  2. free, up to a person, according to their will, voluntary

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

任意 (hiragana にんい, romaji nin'i)

  1. any choices, arbitrary selections
  2. free will

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.