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任 means 'responsibility'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 390   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 4    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 23    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 47 words   Used in 257 words   Used in 148 names   Component in 2 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ニン
Kun
   まか   まかせる to entrust (to)
Name    さ   とう   ひで
⿰   () man   burden  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 任 is used 24 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 任 is used 255 times, read 2 ways.
ニン : 230 words FIND ALL
noun
1. duty; responsibility (incl. supervision of staff)
2. liability; onus
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まか : 25 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to entrust (e.g. a task) to another; to leave to
2. to passively leave to someone else's facilities  (see also: 想像に任せる)
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Henshall: 785 (originally: 764)  Joy o' Kanji : 764  Key to Kanji: 837 

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ニン    responsibility   まか    まかせる to entrust (to)   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ニン    #9, 9th; burden   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   
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シ   samurai
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