Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
ear
Parts:
Variants:
post, employment, work
On:
ショクソク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
305 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 職 【ショク】 job, work, employment, occupation, position, duties, trade, skill
  • 職員 【ショクイン】 staff member, employee, worker, personnel
  • 住職 【ジュウショク】 chief priest (of a Buddhist temple)
  • 休職 【キュウショク】 temporary retirement, suspension from office
  • 職 【ショク】 job, work, employment, occupation, position, duties, trade, skill
  • 有職 【ユウショク】 holding a job, being employed, being learned, being knowledgeable, having great artistic talent, being a skilled performer, being well-versed in usages or practices of the court or military households

Readings

Japanese names:
もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi2
Korean:
jig

Spanish

  • puesto
  • empleo
  • ocupación

Portuguese

  • posto
  • emprego
  • trabalho

French

  • poste de travail
  • emploi
  • travail
819 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
743 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
721 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
335 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3718 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
432 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
839 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2734 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
385 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
386 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
513 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1586 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1803 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
960 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1297 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
832 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29183 Morohashi
1425 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4742 New Nelson (John Haig)
824 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
887 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
253 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
823 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3259 2001 Kanji
6e12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-12 SKIP code
1315.0 Four corner code
1-31-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8077 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
business, vocation, arts, performance
Kun:
わざ
On:
ギョウゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
43 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 業 【ギョウ】 work, business, company, agency, study
  • 業界 【ギョウカイ】 business world, business circles, (the) industry
  • 鉱業 【コウギョウ】 mining industry
  • 興業 【コウギョウ】 promotion of industry, inauguration of a new industrial enterprise
  • 業 【ゴウ】 karma, result of one's karma, fate, destiny, uncontrollable temper
  • 業因 【ゴウイン】 karma
  • 罪業 【ザイゴウ】 sin, iniquity, crime
  • 正業 【ショウゴウ】 right action, correct meditative activity (in Jodo, saying the name of Amitabha)

Kun reading compounds

  • 業 【わざ】 deed, act, work, performance
  • 業師 【わざし】 tricky wrestler, shrewd fellow
  • 寝技 【ねわざ】 pinning technique (in wrestling or judo), underhanded dealings
  • 投げ技 【なげわざ】 throw or throwing technique (sumo, judo)

Readings

Japanese names:
なり、 のぶ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ye4
Korean:
eob

Spanish

  • negocio
  • industria
  • trabajo

Portuguese

  • negócios
  • vocação
  • artes
  • performance

French

  • activité
  • vocation
  • arts
  • représentation
  • karma
380 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
278 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
260 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
54 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
143 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
292 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
199 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2024 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.1 Japanese for Busy People
279 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
279 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
307 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1066 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3227 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1674 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2265 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1809 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15170 Morohashi
2612 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2789 New Nelson (John Haig)
1792 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1931 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
74 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
419 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1064 2001 Kanji
0a13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-8 SKIP code
3290.4 Four corner code
1-22-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
696d Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
introduce, inherit, help
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
963 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 紹介 【ショウカイ】 introduction, presentation, referral, listing
  • 紹介者 【ショウカイシャ】 person who introduces someone, introducer

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shao4
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • presentar
  • heredar
  • suceder a

Portuguese

  • Introduzir
  • herdar
  • ajudar

French

  • présentations
  • introduction
  • hériter
  • aider
1400 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
938 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3516 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1130 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
813 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1955 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
456 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
694 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1527 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1691 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1371 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27361 Morohashi
1335 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4465 New Nelson (John Haig)
1359 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1459 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1473 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2777 2001 Kanji
6a5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2796.2 Four corner code
1-30-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d39 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
jammed in, shellfish, mediate, concern oneself with
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
617 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 介在 【カイザイ】 existing (between), interposition, intervention, involvement
  • 介護 【カイゴ】 nursing, care, caregiving, caring
  • 魚介 【ギョカイ】 marine products, seafood, fish and shellfish
  • 無媒介 【ムバイカイ】 immediacy (in philosophy), directness

Readings

Japanese names:
すけ、 ゆき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jie4
Korean:
gae

Spanish

  • intervención
  • ayuda
  • mediación
  • cosa aburrida

Portuguese

  • comprimir em
  • marisco
  • meio
  • interessa a si próprio com

French

  • immixtion
  • coquillage
  • intervention
  • intermédiaire
  • s'occuper de
1059 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
666 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
347 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
941 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
299 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
66 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
453 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
460 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
695 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
44 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2463 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1711 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
256 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
359 Morohashi
1967 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
108 New Nelson (John Haig)
250 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
265 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1020 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2854 2001 Kanji
2a2.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8022.0 Four corner code
1-18-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ecb Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
place, extent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
221 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 所 【ショ】 counter for places
  • 署員 【ショイン】 staff member, station employee, official
  • 高所 【コウショ】 high place, high altitude, heights, elevation, broad view
  • 随所 【ズイショ】 everywhere, at every turn

Kun reading compounds

  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 一所 【いっしょ】 one place, the same place, one person, together
  • 痛いところ 【いたいところ】 one's weak point, one's sore spot, raw nerve
  • 所か 【どころか】 far from, anything but, not at all, let alone, to say nothing of, not to mention, much less
  • 所じゃない 【どころじゃない】 not the time for, not the place for, far from, anything but, ... is out of the question, ... isn't the word for it
  • 大所 【おおどころ】 wealthy family, important person, bigwig
  • 居所 【いどころ】 whereabouts, address, place of temporary residence
  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 早いとこ 【はやいとこ】 promptly, quickly
  • 僕んとこ 【ぼくんとこ】 at my place

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • lugar

Portuguese

  • Lugar

French

  • lieu
246 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
328 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
312 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
107 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1821 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
137 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
177 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
600 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
153 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
153 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
843 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1056 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1137 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11715X Morohashi
851 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2054 New Nelson (John Haig)
1127 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1208 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
129 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
305 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3054 2001 Kanji
4m4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3222.1 Four corner code
7222.1 Four corner code
1-29-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6240 Unicode hex code