manage (a business)

(mohawk) + (washtub)
★★★☆☆
12 strokes

Onyomi

EI

Mnemonic

The mohican is the manager of the bath-house patronized by THE FONZ.

Kunyomi

いとな*む to run a business - although it's not a formal word, いとなむ is usually used by older people. Normally Japanese people use 経営 instead.
★☆☆☆☆

Jukugo

営業中(えいぎょうちゅう)

open for business ★★★★☆
(manage (a business)) + (business) + (middle) = 営業中 (open for business)

open for business (a sign you'll see on every store window)

経営(けいえい) する

to run your own business. ★★★☆☆
(experience) + (manage (a business)) = 経営 (to run your own business.)

Synonyms

manage, dispose of
経営する    営む    管理    処理    処置    処分