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READING  ニン、しの-ぶ、しの-ばせる
MEANING  endure
JLPT level N1 (full info & stroke order)
 
Words/compounds
にんじゃ
ninja (persons in feudal Japan who used ninjutsu for the purposes of espionage, assassination, sabotage, etc.)
ざんにん
cruelty, atrocity, brutality
しのび
stealth, travelling incognito (traveling), ninjutsu, ninja, sneak theft, sneak thief, tolerance
にんたい
endurance, perseverance, patience
にんたいりょく
fortitude
 
Example sentences
忍者
『カムイの剣』は、1868年の徳川将軍時代の崩壊と、明治天皇下での日本の復興という変革期を舞台にした、一種の侍/忍者物語だ。
Kamui no Ken was a sort of samurai/ninja story set during the transition of the fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate and the re-establishment of Japan under the Emperor Meiji in 1868.
残忍
捕虜を虐殺したのは残忍な行為だ。
The slaughter of the prisoners was a barbarous act.
忍び
殺し屋たちが彼に忍び寄った。
The killers stole up on him.
 
氷のような冷気が車内に忍び込んできた。
An icy chill stole into the car.
忍耐
しかしながら、このストライキは平和的ではなく、キング牧師は労使双方に忍耐と平静さを求めた。
The strike had not been peaceful, however, and (Rev. Martin Luther) King begged both sides to be patient and calm.
 
天才とは忍耐に堪え得る偉大な適性に外ならぬ。
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
 
Lookalikes
 
ジン、は 
blade
 
ニン、みと-める 
recognize