臨終

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See also: 临终

Chinese[edit]

 
to face; to overlook; to arrive; to be (just) about to; just before
end; finish
trad. (臨終)
simp. (临终)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

臨終

  1. to be approaching one's end; to have one foot in the grave

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
りん
Grade: 6
しゅう > じゅう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

臨終 (hiragana りんじゅう, rōmaji rinjū)

  1. one's deathbed, dying moment, dying breath

Usage notes[edit]

This is often used with the honorific prefix 御- (ご, go) as ご臨終.