Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to work (for); to be employed (at); to serve (in)usu. 勤める
  • わたし私の
  • ちち
  • がいむしょう外務省
  • つとめ勤めている
  • My father serves in the Foreign Ministry.
2. to serve (as); to act (as); to fill (the position of); to play the role (of)usu. 務める
  • かのじょ彼女
  • けっこんしき結婚式
  • はなよめ花嫁
  • つきそ付き添い
  • やく
  • つとめた
  • She was a bridesmaid at the wedding.
3. to conduct a religious serviceusu. 勤める
Other forms
務める 【つとめる】


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