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ヤク/YAKU/    エキ/EKI/YAKU/ヤク/    EKI/エキ/

duty;  war;  campaign;  drafted labor;  office;  service;  role Frenchrôle;  fonctions;  guerre;  campagne;  corvée;  poste;  service Portuguesedever;  guerra;  campanha;  esboço;  escritório;  serviço;  papel Spanishoficio;  deber;  servicio;  papel;  (guerra)

Radical: (step).   Strokes: 7画.   Elements: 彳殳几又.   Pinyin: .   Hangul:  [yeog].   Nanori: ちゃくchaku.

Jōyō Kanji 3rd Grade.   JLPT N3.

Example compounds:
ヤクYAKUてきやくtekiyaku】suitable post or role
汚れよごれやくyogoreyaku】role of a villain (film, drama, etc.); bad-guy role; social outcast role
かおやくkaoyaku】influential man; boss
エキEKIしゅうえきshūeki】placed in commission; entering servitude
にえきnieki】handling cargo; loading and unloading
えきむekimu】labor; labour; service
Codepoints and classification codes:
44-82JIS X 0208
2724.7Four Corner
2068De Roo
Dictionary indices:
1598Classic Nelson
1726The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
244New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
181Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
884Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
315A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
368Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
171Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
10057Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 4 p. 809
397A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
375Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
324Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
519Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
419Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
290Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
266The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
609Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
620Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
893Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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