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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
recognition, cognizance, cognisance, knowledge, realization, realisation, awareness, perceptionconnaissance, reconnaissanceErkenntnis, Erkennen, Verständnis

ON: ニンKUN: みと.める, したた.める
acknowledge, witness, discern, recognize, appreciate, believe

ON: シキKUN: し.る, しる.す
discriminating, know, write

Example sentences
公僕も人間であること、また、人間である以上過ちを犯す可能性があることを、彼は認識している。Parts: 公僕 (こうぼく), 人間 (にんげん), 有る (ある), (こと), (また), 人間 (にんげん), である, 以上 (いじょう), 過ち (あやまち), 犯す (おかす), 可能性 (かのうせい), 有る (ある), (こと), (かれ), 認識 (にんしき)He realizes that public officials are human, and that as human beings they are capable of misjudgement.

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