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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 任 (nin)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 任

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MEANING:

responsibility, duty, term, entrust to, appoint

HOW TO READ:

On: nin
Kun: maka.seru, maka.su

JLPT LEVEL: N3

COMPOUNDS:

任す (makasu): to entrust, to leave to a person
任務 (ninmu): duty, function, mission
任命 (ninmei): appointment, nomination
任期 (ninki): term of office
責任 (sekinin): duty, responsibility
後任 (kounin): successor
解任 (kainin): dismissal
辞任 (jinin): to resign, resignation
就任 (shuunin): inauguration, assumption of office
担任 (nannin): in charge (of something)
主任 (shunin): person in charge
信任 (shinnin): trust, confidence
在任 (zainin): being in office
新任 (shinnin): inaugural, new
退任 (tainin): retirement, resignation
任意 (nin’i): free will, non-specific
専任 (sennin): full-time service
任せる (makaseru): to entrust, to leave to
責任者 (sekininsha): person in charge, person responsible for
無責任 (musekinin): irresponsibility
不信任 (fushinnin): lack of confidence
責任感 (sekininkan): sense of responsibility


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:
ジョージ・ワシントンの大統領の任期は、二期で終了した。
jooji washinton no daitouryou no ninki wa, niki de shuuryou shita.
George Washington’s presidency ended after his second term.

このあと、新任指揮官と握手をしたらおしまいだ。
kono ato, shinnin shikikan to akushu o shitara oshimai da.
You then shake hands with the new commander and walk off the field.

井出は辞任を申し出たももの、5月25日に手荒く解任された。
ide wa jinin o moushideta momo no, gogatsu nijuugo nichi ni tearaku kainin sareta.
Ide offered his resignation, but was dismissed outright on 25 May.

彼の本当のねらいは、大統領に赤恥をかかせて退任に追い込むことだった。
kare no hontou no nerai wa, daitouryou ni akahaji o kakasete tainin ni oikomu koto datta.
His real aim was to humiliate the President and force him out of office.

私の後任は仕事中毒で、毎日、夜遅くまで仕事をする人物だった。
watashi no kounin wa shigoto chuudoku de, mainichi, yoru osoku made shigoto o suru jinbutsu datta.
The officer who replaced me, a compulsive worker, stayed late every night.

彼の任命は上院の反対で足止めを食ったものの、それは彼個人への反対ではなく、シリアに米国大使を派遣すること自体への反対だった。
kare no ninmei wa jouin no hantai de ashidome o kutta mono no, sore wa kare kojin e no hantai dewa naku, shiria ni beikoku taishi o haken suru koto jitai e no hantai datta.
He was held up by the Senate because of opposition, not to him personally but to the idea of sending an Ambassador to Syria at all.

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