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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 義務 (gimu)

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Kana: ぎむ
Kanji: 義務
Romaji: gimu

Type: Noun

Meaning: duty; obligation; responsibility

Example sentences:

わたしには医者として君を助ける義務がある。言うことを聞きなさい。
watashi niwa isha toshite kimi o tasukeru gimu ga aru. iu koto o kikinasai.
As your doctor, it’s my duty to help you. You have to listen to me.

女性をお守りするのは男の義務です!
josei o omamori suru nowa otoko no gimu desu.
It’s a man’s duty to protect a woman!


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私が義務として投獄した者を、自由の身にするのも私の義務でしょう。
watashi ga gimu toshite tougoku shita mono o, jiyuu no mi ni suru no mo watashi no gimu deshou.
It is as much my duty to free him as it was to condemn him.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 義務 (gimu)

いつまでもわしどもと一緒におって、君の義務をおろそかにしてはならぬ。
itsumade mo washi domo to issho ni otte, kimi no gimu o orosoka ni shite wa naranu.
Do not neglect your duty to linger with us.

しつっこくおたずねするのをお許しください、わたしの義務ですから。
shitsukkoku otazune suru no o oyurushi kudasai, watashi no gimu desu kara.
Please excuse me if I persist, it is my duty.

Similar words:

責務 (sekimu); 任務 (ninmu); 勤務 (kinmu); 責任 (sekinin)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 义务 (yìwù)
Korean: 의무 (uimu)


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