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noun, suru verb

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Root Words:

[() + ねん()]
ki + nen

English Meaning(s) for 記念

noun, suru verb
  1. commemoration; celebration; honoring the memory of something; turning something into a memento; memory

Definition and Synonyms for 記念

Remember call to remembrance
Synonyms: 記す, 記念, 記憶, 銘記
Immortalize be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
Synonyms: 上書, 上書き, 記念
Commemorate mark by some ceremony or observation
Synonyms: 祝す, 祝する, 記念
Commemoration a recognition of meritorious service
Synonyms: メモリー, 記念
Remember keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony
Synonyms: 記す, 記念, 記憶, 銘記

Meanings for each kanji in 記念

scribe; account; narrative Kanji Details »
wish; sense; idea; thought; feeling; desire; attention Kanji Details »

Categories 記念 is a member of

Remind put in the mind of someone
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Observe behave as expected during of holidays or rites
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Recognition approval
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 記念

Sample Sentences for 記念

This will be a good souvenir of my trip around the United States.
The commemorative ceremony ended with the closing address.
The hall was built in memory of the founder.
An immense monument was erected in honor of the noble patriot.
They are memorials.

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