認める

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
みと
Grade: 6
kun’yomi

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認める (ichidan conjugation, hiragana みとめる, rōmaji mitomeru)

  1. to accept, admit, to approve, to allow
    • 2011, Barack Obama, 中東と北アフリカに関するバラク・オバマの演説, translation of "Remarks by the President on the Middle East and North Africa" by User:Lombroso:
      シリア政府 (せいふ)はデモ (たい)への発砲 (はっぽう)をやめ、平和的抗議 (へいわてきこうぎ) (みと)めねばならない。
      Shiria seifu wa demotai e no happō o yame, heiwateki kōgi o mitomeneba naranai.
      The Syrian government must stop shooting demonstrators and allow peaceful protests.
  2. to recognize
    本当 (ほんとう)だということを (みと)めなければなりません。
    Hontō da to iu koto o mitomenakereba narimasen.
    One must recognize that it is true.
  3. to acknowledge
  4. to concede
  5. to appreciate, to witness
  6. to observe or notice

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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
したた
Grade: 6
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

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認める (transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana したためる, rōmaji shitatameru)

  1. write (some text; a letter); put down (one's thoughts on paper)
  2. eat; put down (a meal)
  3. treat; deal with
  4. prepare
  5. subdue
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  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN