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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 命令 (meirei)

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Kana: めいれい
Kanji: 命令
Romaji: meirei

Type: Noun; Verb (命令する)

Meaning: order; command; instruction; decree

Example sentences:

なにか命令を待っているようであったが、その命令が届いた。
nanika meirei o matte iru you de atta ga, sono meirei ga todoita.
They seemed awaiting orders, and the orders came.

最初の命令には背いたが、二番目の命令には従うぜ。
saisho no meirei ni wa somuita ga, nibanme no meirei ni wa shitagau ze.
I have disobeyed my first order, but I will not disobey the second.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 命令 (meirei)

ここは私の家よ。あなたが命令することはできないわ。
koko wa watashi no ie yo. anata ga meirei suru koto wa dekinai wa.
This is my house. You don’t give orders in my house.

ここでは命令を下すのは私なのだ、あなたではない。
koko de wa meirei o kudasu no wa watashi na no da, anata de wa nai.
It is for me to give orders here, and not you.

Similar words:

指示 (shiji); 指令 (shirei); 令 (rei)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 命令 (mìnglìng)
Korean: 명령 (myeonglyeong)

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