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

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  • 役 【ヤク】 role, assignment, responsibility, duty, function, job, service, position (of responsibility), post, office, part (in a play, film, etc.), role, character, scoring combination (in mahjong, card games, etc.), meld, hand, yaku
  • 役員 【ヤクイン】 director, executive, officer, official, person in charge
  • 悪役 【アクヤク】 villain, baddie, the villain's part
  • 大役 【タイヤク】 important task, important role, great duty, important mission, major part (in a film, play, etc.), leading role, high-scoring combination
  • 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-44-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f79 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
task, duties
Kun:
つと.める
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
111 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 務所 【ムショ】 prison
  • ムショ上がり 【ムショアガリ】 former prisoner
  • 政務 【セイム】 government affairs
  • 外務 【ガイム】 foreign affairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 勤める 【つとめる】 to work (for), to be employed (at), to serve (in), to serve (as), to act (as), to fill (the position of), to play the role (of), to conduct a religious service

Readings

Japanese names:
つかさ、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu4
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • tarea
  • obligaciones
  • deber
  • cargo
  • servir
  • desempeñar un cargo

Portuguese

  • tarefa
  • deveres

French

  • tâche
  • devoir
  • travail
722 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
815 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
795 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
140 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3167 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
491 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
372 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1377 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
235 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
235 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
388 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
222 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1505 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
797 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1085 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1235 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2394 Morohashi
1173 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
546 New Nelson (John Haig)
1227 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1313 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
244 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
747 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3545 2001 Kanji
4i7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-6 SKIP code
1822.7 Four corner code
1-44-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52d9 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
compensation, indemnify
On:
バイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1243 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 賠償 【バイショウ】 compensation, reparations, indemnity, damages
  • 賠償金 【バイショウキン】 indemnities, reparations
  • 損賠 【ソンバイ】 restitution, compensation for damages

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pei2
Korean:
bae

Spanish

  • compensación
  • indemnización

Portuguese

  • compensação
  • indenização

French

  • compensations
  • dédommagement
  • indemnité
1693 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1780 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4512 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1808 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1785 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1829 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1978 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1642 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1747 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1991 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1063 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1431 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
487 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36818 Morohashi
1582 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5810 New Nelson (John Haig)
476 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
515 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1802 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3977 2001 Kanji
7b8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
6086.1 Four corner code
1-39-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ce0 Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
reparation, make up for, recompense, redeem
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
854 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 償却 【ショウキャク】 repayment, redemption, depreciation, amortization, amortisation
  • 償還 【ショウカン】 repayment, redemption, amortization, amortisation
  • 無償 【ムショウ】 without compensation, without reward, without pay, free (of charge)
  • 有償 【ユウショウ】 (involving) payment, (involving) compensation, paying a fee

Kun reading compounds

  • 償う 【つぐなう】 to make up for, to compensate for, to indemnify, to recompense, to redeem (e.g. a fault), to atone for

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chang2
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • compensación
  • indemnización
  • compensar
  • resarcir
  • recompensar

Portuguese

  • reparação
  • compensação
  • recompensa
  • redimir
  • resgate

French

  • compensation
  • réparation
  • indemnisation
  • se racheter
  • récompense
1412 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1101 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
563 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1355 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1073 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
971 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1003 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
712 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
139 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
199 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
129 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
155 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
994 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1245 Morohashi
176 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
333 New Nelson (John Haig)
985 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1060 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1866 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2161 2001 Kanji
2a15.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-15 SKIP code
2928.6 Four corner code
1-29-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
511f Unicode hex code