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English Definitionto trust; to have confidence in
Simplified Script信任
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄣˋ ㄖㄣˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)seon3jam6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
xìnletter; mail; to trust; to believe; to profess faith in; truthful; confidence; trust; at will; at random
rènto assign; to appoint; to take up a post; office; responsibility; to let; to allow; to give free rein to; no matter (how, what etc); measure word for the number of terms served in office, post, or rank; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
信心xìnxīnconfidence; faith (in somebody or something)
信箱xìnxiāngmailbox; post office box
信息xìnxīinformation; news; message
Words With Same Tail Word    
责任zérènresponsibility; blame; duty
主任zhǔrèndirector; head
担任dānrènto hold a governmental office or post; to assume office of; to take charge of; to serve as
班主任bānzhǔ rènteacher in charge of a class
连任liánrènto continue in (a political) office; to serve for another term of office
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