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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 営む (itonamu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 営む (itonamu)

Kana: いとなむ
Kanji: 営む
Romaji: itonamu

Type: Verb
Meaning: to run (a business), to operate, to conduct, to practice (law, medicine, etc.), to carry out, to perform, to lead (a life), to hold (a Buddhist or Shinto ceremony)
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

仕立屋を営んでおられた?
shitateya o itonande orareta.
You followed the business of a tailor?

どのような国家でも、食料生産にたずさわるのは人口に一部にすぎない。高度に機械化された農業を営む現代社会では、その比率は二パーセントにまで落ち込む。
dono you na kokka demo, shokuryou seisan ni tazusawaru no wa jinou ni ichibu ni suginai. koudo ni kikaika sareta nougyou o itonamu gendai shakai de wa, sono hiritsu wa ni paasento ni made ochikomu.
In any state, only a portion of the population—as low as two percent in modern societies with highly mechanized farms—grows the food.

営む (itonamu)

ユミが自分の生活を営むことを望んでいて、これからはずっと夫のそばにいてくれるわけではないというのを納得するのが容易ではなかった。
yumi ga jibun no seikatsu o itonamu koto o nozonde ite, kore kara wa zutto otto no soba ni ite kureru wake de wa nai to iu no o nattoku suru no ga youi de wa nakatta.
It was a hard concept to grasp, that Yumi wanted her own life and would not be there for her husband all the time.

彼は平壌を出る直前に米軍の参戦以降に戦没した第三大隊将兵およそ400人の追悼式を営んだ。
kare wa pyon’yan o deru chokuzen ni beigun no sansen ikou ni senbotsu shita dai daisan daitai shouhei oyoso yonhyaku nin no tsuitoushiki o itonanda.
One of the last things he had done before they all left Pyongyang was hold a memorial service for the men of the Third Battalion who had been lost since the war began.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 经营 (jīngyíng)
Korean: 경영하다 (gyeong-yeonghada)

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