Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
duty, war, campaign, drafted labor, office, service, role
On:
ヤクエキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
315 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 役 【ヤク】 use, service, role, post, position, scoring combination (e.g. in mahjong, card games, etc.), hand
  • 役に立つ 【ヤクニタツ】 to be helpful, to be useful
  • 上役 【ウワヤク】 one's superior, higher-up, boss, senior
  • 悪役 【アクヤク】 villain, baddie, the villain's part
  • 役 【エキ】 war, campaign, battle, unpaid work (ritsuryo system), forced labor
  • 役務 【エキム】 labor, labour, service
  • 荷役 【ニエキ】 handling cargo, loading and unloading
  • 就役 【シュウエキ】 placed in commission, entering servitude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちゃく
Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
yeog

Spanish

  • oficio
  • deber
  • servicio
  • papel
  • (guerra)

Portuguese

  • dever
  • guerra
  • campanha
  • esboço
  • escritório
  • serviço
  • papel

French

  • rôle
  • fonctions
  • guerre
  • campagne
  • corvée
  • poste
  • service
324 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
419 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
397 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
315 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1598 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
171 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
519 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
368 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
375 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
376 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
609 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
620 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
288 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
181 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
217 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
893 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10057 Morohashi
244 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1726 New Nelson (John Haig)
884 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
949 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
266 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
290 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2068 2001 Kanji
3i4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
2724.7 Four corner code
44-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f79 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
proportion, comparatively, divide, cut, separate, split
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
318 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 割愛 【カツアイ】 omitting, leaving out, sparing, giving something up reluctantly
  • 割譲 【カツジョウ】 cession (of territory)
  • 正割 【セイカツ】 secant (trigonometric function)
  • 等割 【トウカツ】 equal cleavage (embryology)

Kun reading compounds

  • 割る 【わる】 to divide, to cut, to halve, to separate, to split, to rip, to break, to crack, to smash, to dilute, to fall below, to discount, to step over (a line, etc.)
  • 割 【わり】 rate, ratio, proportion, percentage, profit, assignment, 10%, unit of ten percent, match, schedule of matches, diluted with (of drinks), mixed with
  • 割合 【わりあい】 rate, ratio, percentage, proportion, comparatively, contrary to expectations
  • 学割 【がくわり】 student discount
  • 手合割 【てあいわり】 handicap (go, shogi)
  • 割 【わり】 rate, ratio, proportion, percentage, profit, assignment, 10%, unit of ten percent, match, schedule of matches, diluted with (of drinks), mixed with
  • 割合 【わりあい】 rate, ratio, percentage, proportion, comparatively, contrary to expectations
  • 学割 【がくわり】 student discount
  • 手合割 【てあいわり】 handicap (go, shogi)
  • 割れる 【われる】 to break, to be smashed, to split, to crack, to fissure, to be torn, to be divided, to cleave, to come to light, to be identified, to be established, to become clear
  • 裂く 【さく】 to tear, to rip up, to cut up, to cleave, to cut open (esp. the abdomen), to forcibly separate (e.g. two lovers), to spare (time, money, etc.), to use part of something, to have a tattoo in the corner of one's eye

Readings

Chinese:
ge1
Korean:
hal

Spanish

  • dividir
  • distribuir
  • proporción
  • separar
  • fracturar

Portuguese

  • proporção
  • comparativamente
  • divide
  • corte
  • separa
  • parte

French

  • briser
  • diviser
  • couper
  • séparer
  • proportion
  • pourcentage (10%)
838 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
823 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
357 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
703 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1274 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
364 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1696A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
519 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
528 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
786 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
204 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2284 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1180 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1611 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1567 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2112P Morohashi
1816 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
507 New Nelson (John Haig)
1553 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1673 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
414 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
938 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
743 2001 Kanji
2f10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-2 SKIP code
3260.0 Four corner code
19-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5272 Unicode hex code