やくyaku

noun / suffix noun:

  • use; service; role
  • post; position
  • scoring combination (e.g. in mahjong, card games, etc.); hand

本当にhontouniそのsono俳優haiyuuha他のtanoどのdono俳優haiyuuよりもyorimo上手jouzuniカウボーイKAUBOOInoyakuwoこなしたkonashita The actor really played cowboy roles better than any other actor.

えきekiえだちedachi

noun:

  • war; campaign; battle
  • unpaid work (ritsuryo system); forced labor - archaism

Kanji definition:

ヤクYAKUエキEKI

duty; war; campaign; drafted labor; office; service; role

Strokes:
7
Radical:
彳 step
SKIP:
1-3-4
UTF:
5f79
JIS208:
44-82
Nanori:
ちゃくchaku
Hangul:
역 [yeog]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Example words:
役割やくわりyakuwari
part; assigning (allotment of) parts; role; duties
取締役とりしまりやくtorishimariyaku
company director; board member
役員やくいんyakuin
officer; official; executive; staff
懲役ちょうえきchoueki
penal servitude; imprisonment with hard labor (hard labour)
やくyaku
use; service; role; / post; position; / scoring combination (e.g. in mahjong, card games, etc.); hand

Partial results:

やくにたつyakunitatsu Inflection

expression / godan ~つ verb:

  • to be helpful; to be useful

watashinoパソコンPASOKONhananikano役に立つyakunitatsuはずhazuda My computer has got to be useful for something.

やくわりyakuwariirr.

noun:

  • part; assigning (allotment of) parts; role; duties

kareha自分jibunno役割yakuwariwo十二分ni生かしていますikashiteimasuyo He's living his role to the hilt.

やくしょyakusho

noun:

  • government office; public office

どのdono官庁kanchoumoo役所yakusho主義shuginiはまり込まないでhamarikomanaide仕事のshigotonoスピードアップSUPIIDOAPPUwoはかるhakarutoいうiutenにおいてnioite問題mondaigaあるaruようだyouda Every government office seems to have problems in expediting matters without entanglement in its red tape system.

やくしゃyakusha

noun:

  • actor; actress 俳優
  • man of wits; clever person; cunning fellow

そのsono役者yakushanokotoha聞いたkiitaことkotoga無いnai I've never heard of the actor.

やくにんyakunin

noun:

  • government official

あのano役人yakuninたちtachiha全然zenzen財政zaiseinoことkotohaわかっていないwakatteinai Those officials don't understand finance at all.

やくめyakume

noun:

  • duty; role; function

古いfurui木箱kibakogaテーブルTEEBURUno役目yakumewoしたshita An old wooden box served as table.

やくしょくyakushoku

noun:

  • post; official position
  • managerial position; executive position

kareha策略sakuryakude役職yakushokuからkara追い出されたoidasareta He was maneuvered out of office.

やくだつyakudatsu Inflection

godan ~つ verb / intransitive verb:

  • to be useful; to be helpful; to serve the purpose

英語eigoha商業shougyouにおいてnioite役立つyakudatsu English is useful in commerce.

やくばyakuba

noun:

  • town hall
やくいんyakuin

noun:

  • officer; official; executive; staff

kareha役員yakuinno地位chiiwoねらっているneratteiru He is aiming for the directorship.

やくがらyakugara

noun:

  • role
やくまわりyakumawari

noun:

  • role; part; duty
やくにたたないyakunitatanai Inflection

expression / adjective:

yanoないnaiyumihaやくに立たないyakunitatanai A bow is no use without arrows.

やくだてるyakudateru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to put to use; to make use of; to turn to account
えきむekimu

noun:

  • labor; labour; service
やくめいyakumei

noun:

  • official title
やくたたずyakutatazu

~の noun:

  • useless; deadhead
やくしょしごとyakushoshigoto

noun:

  • red tape; red-tapism; officialism; bureaucratic bungling - four character idiom

このkono手続きtetsuzukiにはnihao役所仕事yakushoshigotogaだいぶdaibuからんでいますkarandeimasu There's a lot of red tape involved in this procedure.

えきふekifu

noun:

  • laborer; labourer
やくつきとりしまりやくyakutsukitorishimariyaku

noun:

  • executive director
やくわりぶんたんyakuwaribuntan Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • division (distribution) of roles; role-sharing - four character idiom
やくづきyakuzukiやくつきyakutsuki

noun:

  • holding a position of responsibility
えきぎゅうekigyuu

noun:

  • work cow; work cattle
やくとくyakutoku

noun:

  • emoluments; perquisite; side benefit
やくわりをはたすyakuwariwohatasu Inflection

expression / godan ~す verb:

  • to play a role; to serve a function; to play a part

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